Diwan Baladna: Arab Culture from an Arab’s Perspective (Review)

Despite the fact that I’ve been living in an Arab country for almost two years now, there are still many aspects of Arab culture that I’m not exposed to in the UAE. Partly, this is because locals are so outnumbered by expat non-Arabs, but this is also simply because we see or hear a lot of things but don’t always understand them.

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Murder in the Name of Honor: When a Life is Worth Less Than Honor (Review)

The topic of this book was so intimidating that I’ve had my borrowed copy sitting in my house for months without ever cracking it open. Once I did, I read through it in maybe two sittings, it was so engaging.

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