Book Review: Michelle Good’s Five Little Indians

As much about Indigenous joy as it is about Indigenous pain, this book is a moving and tender portrait of the living effects of the residential schools. It provides a gentle resistance to the whitewashing of history and ongoing struggle to return the remains of Indigenous children to their tribes.

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Book Review: Sahar Mustafah’s The Beauty of Your Face

Afaf’s life is recounted through flashbacks, while in the present she comes face-to-face with a gunman in the Muslim all-girls school where she is principal. Mustafah reveals a face of the immigrant experience that I feel is often overlooked: the healing power of religion.

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