In Dominicana, Angie Cruz weaves a story from the Dominican Republic to New York. It’s a story of family, immigration, ambition, and identity. Ana’s Family Ana is a pretty girl, with green eyes that stand out. Juan Ruiz sets his eyes on her and playfully asks him to marry her at the age of 11.…
Honor by Elif Shafak is a multi-generational story of a Turkish-Kurdish family. In this book, Shafak explores the concept of honor in different cultural contexts. The story takes place in Turkey, Gaza, Kurdistan and England.
The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali is primarily a love story. Bahman and Roya fall in love in 1950s Iran, during the ousting of the prime minister. They first meet at The Stationery Shop, owned by Ali. There, he gave them a chance to be alone, and their love grew. They become engaged and plan…