R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY


Beliefs & ideals

May 21st, 2021

UBC professor of gender and Islamic studies, Ayesha Chaudhry has written The Colour of God (Oneworld Publications $25) in response to the death of her nephew. His passing led Chaudhry to re-examine the beliefs and ideals with which she was raised. She mixes personal experiences and social commentary to find the meaning of faith and belonging, love and betrayal, family and womanhood. “The men whose ideas formed me to my very core, Muslim and Christian, brown and white, dead long ago — none of them came up with their ideas with me in mind,” says Chaudhry. 9781786079251

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