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Dragon Fighter: One Woman’s Epic Struggle for Peace with China

Rebiya Kadeer’s memoir, Dragon Fighter, exposes the bravery of one woman determined to find justice for her people. Sharing a struggle similar to Tibet’s fight for autonomy, the Uyghur Nation has suffered from 60 years of Chinese occupation, including harassment, forced abortions, and even massacre. Read More »

Finding Beauty in a Broken World

Terry Tempest Williams has pieced together another literary masterpiece with her latest work, Finding Beauty in a Broken World. Her story begins with an answered prayer: Off the coast of Maine, she asks the sea to give her “one wild word” and the word it returns to her is “mosaic.” Read More »

This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman President

The rise to power of Africa’s first female president is the subject of this long-awaited memoir from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The year is 2005, and after 14 years of civil conflict, the Republic of Liberia has made its call for change manifest in the election of Johnson Sirleaf, the former Minister of Finance. Read More »

My Hope for Peace

Jehan Sadat is a mother, distinguished professor, peace advocate, activist, leader, and the widow of slain Egyptian president and Nobel Peace Prize-winner Anwar Sadat. Here, she brings us a collection of essays with her second book, My Hope for Peace, published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Israeli-Egyptian Peace Treaty that her husband pushed into being. Read More »

Returning to My Mother's House: Taking Back the Wisdom of the Feminine

In Returning to My Mother’s House, Gail Straub, an empowerment leader and compassionate mother to us all, encourages men and women everywhere to seek and to reclaim their own inner compasses using the wisdom of the feminine. Read More »

The Geometry of Uzma Aslam Khan

World Pulse looks to Pakistani writer and rising star Uzma Aslam Khan to learn about her forthcoming book, The Geometry of God, her meditations on Obama, and her vision for her homeland. Read More »

"Pakistan is music, food, mountains, plains, villages, seas, cities, shrines, textiles, Sufism."

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Read "Half of a Yellow Sun"

I want to recommend Chimamanda Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun. It's an interesting and delicious read. It's based on the Biafran war and re defines the roles of women and the nature of relationships. … Read More»

Wild Mulberries

Originally composed in Arabic, Wild Mulberries is the story of Sarah, the adolescent daughter of a Lebanese sheikh in the 1930s. Read More »

The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics

Riane Eisler’s latest work delivers a characteristically pointed and timely critique of Western standards for measuring wealth and well-being. Read More »

The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine

Admirers of Cambodian leader Somaly Mam will be thrilled by this much-anticipated memoir, which moves from her early life in the jungles of her homeland to her current global activism. Read More »

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