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The Falcon Diaries: An American in Jordan, Emily Lodge

History, Memoir & Biography

An American writer joins her husband, a contractor/consultant working in Iraq, to live in Amman, Jordan, and keeps a diary of day-to-day events. Out of this emerge so many stories of the pain and frustration of a forgotten world dating from a half-century earlier—the Palestinians who fled Israel in the ’48 and ’67 wars. In … Read more

Bonfires of the Gods, Andrew Eseimokumo Oki

Grief & Hardship, Historical Fiction, History, Military Fiction

In the wake of violent outbursts over the creation of a new local government area by the then military regime, two warring tribes, the Ijaws and the Itsekiris with an age-old ax to grind come head to head in a bloody and brutal battle for land ownership throwing a once peaceful and lovable city into … Read more