“Peace and Conflict”

Social Justice reading List

november 2021


What Strange Paradise by Omar al-Akkad 

Song of Batoche by Maia Caron

The Three Pleasures by Terry Watada

Aria by Nazanine Hozar

The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste

Obasan by Joy Kogawa

The Interpreters by Wole Soyinka


Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto (memoir)

Intolerable by Kamal Al-Solaylee (memoir)

The Emperor’s Orphans by Sally Ito

Insurgent Empire by Priyamvada Gopal

The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World by Walter Rodney

Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World by Kumari Jayawarden

Revolution and Counterrevolution in China by Lin Chun

Short Fiction

Dusk in the Frog Pond by Rummana Chowdhury 

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

The Iraqi Christ by Hassan Blasim 

Out of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope by Beverley Naidoo

White Carnations by Musa Rahum Abbas

Other Moons Vietnamese Short Stories of the American War and Its Aftermath edited by Quan Manh Ha and Joseph Babcock

Graphic Novels

Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim

Homes: A Refugee Story by Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah 

The Scout by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson

If I Go Missing by Brianna Jonnie with Nahanni Shingoose

Plays and Poetry

Redpatch by Raes Calvert and Sean Harris Oliver (Play)

Postscripts from a City Burning by Sam Cheuk (Poetry)

Memory for Forgetfulness by Mahmoud Darwish (Poetry)

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