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One Half from the East

When Obayda’s father can no longer provide for the family, she becomes the son he never had. The transformation from girl to boy comes with many freedoms but none of them permanent unless Obayda and her daring friend can find a way to make it stick.

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A House Without Windows

Zeba’s quiet life as a loving wife, a patient mother, and a peaceful villager is shattered when her husband is found brutally murdered with a hatchet in the courtyard of their home. Thrown into prison for his murder, Zeba’s future is in the hands of a twisted legal system, her estranged mother’s black magic and the most unlikely friends.

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When the Moon is Low

Targeted by the Taliban, Fereiba is forced to flee Afghanistan with her three children. As they traverse borders under the cover of night, her adolescent son falls into the shadowy underground network of undocumented Afghans who haunt the streets of Europe’s capitals. Mother and son struggle to reunite, and resurrect their lives.

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The Pearl that Broke its Shell

Two women separated by a century and connected by legacy, take on the guise of the opposite gender in Afghanistan. Rahima, a child bride to a warlord and Shekiba, a harem guard in the opulent a royal palace, struggle to redefine their destinies.

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A young boy fears that his mother, an illegal immigrant from Afghanistan, has been deported, and he runs away to New York City to find help. A timely and poignant story about a first-generation American by the acclaimed author of One Half from the East.

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Upcoming Events

  • September 27-29, 2018
    Neev Literature Festival, Bangalore, India

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