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Book of the week: ‘A Woman Is No Man’ by Etaf Rum

Book of the week: 'A Woman Is No Man' by Etaf Rum

About the book: Deya is forced to get married at the age of 18. She is being raised by her grandparents, who leave her with no choice but to abide by their strict rules. A story of three generations of women, unravelling family secrets and their community. Moving and emotional read, portraying the lives of Arab women in America.

About the author: Etaf Rum is a Palestinian-American writer. She was born in Brooklyn in a traditional family and got married at a very young age. ‘A Woman Is No Man’ is her debut novel.