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Nicola Sturgeon

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Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon is a Scottish politician who is currently serving as the fifth First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party since November 2014. She is the first woman to hold either position.
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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World
Elif Shafak - Oct 13, 2020
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Shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize Named a Best Book of the Year by Bookpage, NPR, Washington Post, and The EconomistA moving novel on the power of friendship in our darkest times, from internationally renowned writer and speaker Elif Shafak.In the pulsating moments after she has been murdered and left in a dumpster outside Istanbul, Tequila Lei...
Nicola Sturgeon
May 25, 2019
This is the book I’m most looking forward to over the next few weeks. ⁦@Elif_Safak⁩ is one of my favourite contemporary writers and this is a brilliant review in @FT - “10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World - lush, rich, lucid”     source
Celestial Bodies
Jokha Alharthi - Jan 01, 2018 (first published in 2010)
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Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2019Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and the...
Nicola Sturgeon
Apr 20, 2019
If you’re looking for a great book to read over Easter, I recommend this one that I finished last night. Set in Oman, shortlisted for the international @ManBookerPrize and published by Scotland’s very own @sandstonepress , it’s a beautifully written and very moving story.     source
Purple Hibiscus
A Novel
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Apr 17, 2012 (first published in 2003)
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Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in a beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Alt...
Nicola Sturgeon
Jun 16, 2018
@JB_VisualArtist Great book - I’m a huge Chimamanda fan. Enjoy.     source
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