Search Results: "Halima Bashir"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Both heartrending and chilling."
Eyewitness account of the systematic genocide inflicted on the black African tribes of Darfur province by Sudan's Arab government. Read full book review >

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The Adventures of Petey Pots and Pans by Lotfi Bashir
Released: Oct. 25, 2013

"An engaging title for kids with an important lesson, only slightly hampered by its thin, confusing setting.
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In Bashir's debut children's book, a little dog struggles with his unusual name. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 9, 1998

"A Midnight Express in New Jersey—this book will make one by turns, angry, afraid, and ashamed of one's complacency."
The harrowing and by now well-publicized story of a young West African girl fleeing the much-debated ritual of female circumcision and seeking asylum in the US. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 1, 2006

"Bashir clearly tries to distance himself from the mess. No dice, but these up-close notes are useful in understanding the Hussein regime."
An apologetic memoir of life in a bloody tyrant's hip pocket. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 2, 2006

"Humane and literate—and rather daring in suggesting that the future of the Middle East need not be violent."
The affecting story of an unlikely truce, even a peace, between Palestinians and Israelis in contested territory. Read full book review >