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A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

*trigger warning: r*pe, abuse* This is the chillingly true story of a Canadian journalist (Lindhout) who upon journeying to southern Somalia to report on the war there, was captured and held for ransom. It includes backstory leading up to her becoming a journalist, meeting the photographer who was kidnapped along with her, the abuse and… Continue reading A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

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Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje

"Asia. The name was a gasp from a dying mouth. An ancient word that had to be whispered, would never be used as a battle cry. The word sprawled. It had none of the clipped sound of Europe, America, Canada. The vowels took over, slept on the map with the S. I was running to… Continue reading Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje