Nobody writes the Basha

Yesterday was tremendously exciting; I did absolutely nothing except read alternating pages of John Fante's Ask the Dust and Mohsin Hamid's Exit West. But I stopped reading at page 14 with Exit, yet continued reading the next 80 pages of Dust. I plan on finishing that book today. So why one, and not the other? Simple. … Continue reading Nobody writes the Basha

We are all Palestinians

The Arab world is agog over Trumps’s plan to announce Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The president of Egypt has rightfully called Trump to warn him of the consequences of this dangerous action, as have numerous other Arab and Muslim leaders. The EU has also condemned the move; even Haaretz has come out against … Continue reading We are all Palestinians