Women & Islam in the Middle East: “See With Disbelieving Eyes the Black Luster of Unleashed Hair”

I’m currently in the thick of the novel Censoring an Iranian Love Story by Shahriar Mandanipour.  It’s a challenging read. Everything about it feels foreign – the setting, the phrasing, the cultural references. But the author is talented and I’ve a feeling  it will be worth the work. So, while you wait for me to finish, I have two offerings that provide a gateway into … Continue reading Women & Islam in the Middle East: “See With Disbelieving Eyes the Black Luster of Unleashed Hair”