Posts Tagged ‘identity’

A poet’s power lies not only in her well-crafted images but in the rhythm of her recitation. As I read Lahore with Love, the memoir of Fawzia Afzal-Khan, I longed to hear her read the volume aloud. Many parts of her story poured out in a stream of consciousness, and her anecdotes deftly wove between youth and adulthood, lighthearted desires and the pain of loss, politics and the laughter of girlfriends.

Read the rest of my review of this unconventional memoir at the Feminist Review.


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