Fictions of Dignity, Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Fictions of Dignity, Embodying Human Rights in World Literature. Most of my fiction reading / listening is in world literature with an emphasis on African literature and non-ficiton, and further emphasis on refugee studies. ¬†This book doesn’t seem to provide a study of refugee literature, but it does look like an informative guide to reading […]

World Refugee Day Reading Suggestion: And the Mountains Echoed.

June 20th is World Refugee Day, an annual event intended to raise awareness of the 42.5 million people forcibly displaced from their homes and country.¬† One way to learn about the refugee experience is to read the work of Khaled Hosseini, including his new novel And the Mountains Echoed. The lives of Afghani refugees are […]