Search Results: "Ashraf Khalil"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 3, 2012

"A personal account that will be appreciated by those looking to move beyond the day's headlines, from one who wrote some of the stories published under those headlines."
A debut journalistic memoir by Cairo-based reporter Khalil, who covered the rise and fall of Hosni Mubarak's dictatorship. Read full book review >

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MY DEMON'S NAME IS ED by Danah Khalil
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"This brave revelation is a young anorexic's heart laid bare. (Fiction. 12-17)"
A teen girl gives readers an intimate close-up of her eating disorder through her journal writing. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN LYNCHING by Ashraf H.A. Rushdy
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 30, 2012

"A triumphant work on the problematic history of one of America's longest and most troubling traditions."
An all-encompassing history of lynchings in America from 1780 to the present. Read full book review >

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GATE OF THE SUN by Elias Khoury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Well received internationally—not least in Israel—Khoury's novel reports events little known outside Palestine, woven into an elaborate but effective structure."
Absorbing epic of the Palestinian people. Read full book review >

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NEW PEOPLE by Danzy Senna
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"A great book about race and a great book all around."
Khalil and Maria, biracial Stanford graduates whose Martha's Vineyard wedding will be featured in the New York Times, hit a bump in the road when Maria develops a crush on another man. Read full book review >

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THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 28, 2017

"This story is necessary. This story is important. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter is a black girl and an expert at navigating the two worlds she exists in: one at Garden Heights, her black neighborhood, and the other at Williamson Prep, her suburban, mostly white high school. Read full book review >

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SOLDIER OF GOD by David Hagberg
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

"Flat and stale but, given the tested loyalty of the Hagberg fan base, probably a hit."
A tireless thrillermeister evokes jihad again in his relentlessly formulaic 32nd (By Dawn's Early Light, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >