A Review of A Roll of the Dice by Mona Dash

A Roll of the Dice by Mona Dash The Review A Roll Of The Dice is a recollection of a ten-year journey by Mona into the world of genetic medicine starting from the beautiful plains of India, to the bustling city of London with myriads of fear, loss, grief, anger, love and patience which culminates…

An Excerpt from A Roll of the Dice by Mona Dash

About the book Baby, you hold on, and I will hold on… A family discovers they have a medical condition written in their genes. A child is born in India with the potentially fatal condition SCID (Severe Combined Immuno-Deficiency) for which there is no treatment in his country. A mother faces an uncertain future with…

Selma Carvalho on the Art of Short Story Writing: An Interview

Fiction and non-fiction writer and also winner of 2018 Leicester Writes Prize, Selma Carvalho, discusses short story writing and the fundamental elements that make one remarkable.   Hi Selma, we are glad to have you on Mehara Lit. Could you kindly introduce yourself to our readers? Who is Selma Carvalho? Thank you Mehara Lit for…

A Review of Becoming by Michelle Obama

  BECOMING BY MICHELLE OBAMA The Review Michelle Obama is an icon of femininity. She is a Lawyer, a Wife, a Mother, an Author of books and most recently, the first African-American First Lady of the United States of America. Becoming is therefore a memoir where she plainly recollects her journey so far. It’s her…

A Review of Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

BORN A CRIME BY TREVOR NOAH The Review Born a Crime is a sublime debut work by Trevor Noah, a South African born Comedian, Social Political commentator (Current host of The Daily Show) and Writer. Trevor, majors on issues of Racial Identity and Equality. In this compelling autobiography, Trevor recollects his experiences growing up as…

An Excerpt from Dear Philomena by Mugabi Byenkya

About the book Dear Philomena, is the story of two strokes, one boy, one girl and a whole lot of magical realism. July 1991, Leocardia Byenkya underwent an ultrasound that informed her to expect a baby girl. She chose the name Philomena. January 16 1992, her baby was born as a boy. Filled with shock…

A Review of Still by Lauren F. Winner

  Still:Notes on a mid-faith crisis by Lauren F. Winner The Review Still is the third book by Lauren Winner, a now ordained Anglican vicar who converted from Orthodox Judaism and is well known for her unique and insightful takes on faith and life. Her first book, Girl Meets God is a memoir of her…

A Review of When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy

WHEN I HIT YOU: OR, A PORTRAIT OF THE WRITER AS A YOUNG WIFE by Meena Kandasamy The Review When I Hit You is a brutal and uncompromising look at one woman’s abusive marriage in India. I’m at a complete loss for words with this book – I just want to shove it into everyone’s hands…