Ep. 43: What Does Memory have to do with Justice? (Focus: Palestine: A Map of Absence ed. by Atef Alshaer)


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On this journey, I’m joined by Alia and Safiya as we discuss
  • Reading iconic poems in translation
  • Literature as second-hand experience of traumatic and painful events
  • Memory and connection in Palestinian writing and experience
  • Establishing justice as a fundamental purpose in Palestine and the world
Book in focus: A Map of Absence: An Anthology of Palestinian Writing on the Nakba, ed. by Atef Alshaer (Palestine) Find Safiya on Instagram @safiyareads Contact Alia by email at elbak002 [at] gmail.com Full episode notes and guest details on the website: www.booknomadpodcast.com/reviews/ Disclaimer: book features ≠ endorsements. We speak as readers, not experts.

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