The 13 Best Books to Pick Up This January
These are the titles to pick up now, including Nadia Murad's harrowing personal account of survival in Iraq and Janet Fitch's enchanting take of a young woman falling in love while falling for the Bolsheviks.
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I Wore My Blackest Hair
"My English is hot, pursuing me with a gun,"
ends the title poem in this defiant debut collection, a bare-knuckled reckoning
with diaspora, identity, and, thrillingly, language itself.