Suitcase of Wonders

    Suitcase of Wonders by Yasmina El Hilali & Mojdeh Feili We haven’t posted in a while, and one of the reasons is that we are both busy. Yasmina is a superhero by day (read: teacher) and Mojdeh handed in her thesis finally (she’ll gladly send you a copy in the hope someone reads it other than her supervisor). However, that is not the only reason. We both have many ideas and we want to develop them the right way. Today we finally found a day we could both spend some good time on it -and finally see each … Continue reading Suitcase of Wonders

Exit West

Exit West by Mojdeh Feili I don’t judge a book by its cover, but I do form a preset opinion on whether I want to read it by reading the back cover. As always, I went into the American Book Centre in Amsterdam just to have a look because I had some time to kill. However, these kinds of ‘looks’ never end with walking out of the store and NOT buying anything. I came across Exit West and thought, hmm, let’s see. I read the back cover of this edition and thought: Ugh, a love story? Thanks, but no thanks! … Continue reading Exit West