Oman’s story shows Arab writers are finding their voice

by Rashmee

Posted on June 2, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


The way Harthi tells the story, Oman comes sharply into focus as a distinctive place and its people acquire a distinct personality. How much does the world really know about Oman and what does it know about Arabs? Little or nothing about Oman. Of Arabs, it is mostly based on stories told about them by … Continue reading “Oman’s story shows Arab writers are finding their voice”

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Only fiction could’ve taken us so so deep into Melania Trump’s life with The Donald

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2016


‘The Arrangements’, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short story on the Trumps, centres on Melania (The Donald’s pouting, smoky-eyed, fearsomely sculpted and scripted third wife) and is a masterpiece of characterization. Melania’s character and motivation. And that of Candidate Trump, the man who would save America but can’t even protect his wife from feeling used, un-loved, undone … Continue reading “Only fiction could’ve taken us so so deep into Melania Trump’s life with The Donald”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK