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    Book Review: I Am Malala Fights for an education for all

    “I Am Malala” By: Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb 327 pp. Little Brown.   $26.00 Malala Yousafzai, one of the youngest recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, wrote an engrossing memoir about her unpredictable life in Pakistan. Yousafzai co-wrote it with Christian Lamb, a British journalist. Her memoir has been translated into 40 different language and has sold more than a million copies thus far.   The autobiography begins with Yousafzai describing how her life had changed since the Taliban, an extremist Islamist terrorist organization, had her shot for speaking out against them. Yousafzai only gave a sneak peek of this shocking narrative before discussing the day she was born.…

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    Book Review: “The Museum of Innocence” is more than a love story

    “The Museum of Innocence” By: Orhan Pamuk 532 pp. Vintage Books.   $15.26   Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, wrote “The Museum of Innocence” discussing Kemal and Fusun’s love affair in Istanbul. Pamuk has become a prominent Turkish writer with more than 20 books being published so far and translated into 63 different languages.   The text begins with Kemal reminiscing about the happiest moment in his life. He tells his readers about, his fiance, Sibel. Sibel is a wealthy woman who people believe is the perfect match for Kemal. That is, until he encounters his cousin, an 18 year old shop girl, named Fusun. Unlike…