Algeria | The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

“… give God back his freedom. He’s been hostage to our bigotries too long.”

About the author

The Attack is written by Yasmina Khadra, the pen name of Mohammed Moulessehoul. Yasmina is from Algeria and was an officer in the Algerian army. He used his wife’s name as a pen name for the sake of staying alive and so he can continue to write his books. It is said that he didn’t come out of hiding until 2001 after he left the army. 

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Book Review

Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down.

In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its reside