Orientalism – Edward Said
Phenomenal book which literally transformed my perspective on literature and the transference of colonial ideals contained within the books we read.
His poems are full of emotion, although translated from Arabic, the English offerings are utterly absorbing, emotively presenting the Palestinian experience.
The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
Roy is an excellent essayist and fiction writer, and her contribution and efforts to emphasise inequity and injustices are so important, globally and domestically.
Crime fiction at its best, intelligent plots whilst pressing every nostalgia button that could possibly exist.
The feels, this lady gets it right in so many ways, and her astute observations really are splendid.
Sara is an Eduring Student.