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Naomi Shihab Nye

3.92 of 5 Votes: 5
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The Turtle of Oman: A Novel (2014)
3.67 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Though this is a relatively short book with large type, its slow pacing and beautiful descriptions make it a surprisingly leisurely read. Nye writes so skillfully that her storyline echoes her pacing: we first meet our protagonist, 8-year-old Aref, as he is saying goodbye to his...
Time You Let Me In: 25 Poets under 25 (2010)
3.62 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A collection of poetry by writers under 25, on topics ranging from love to war and loss. I haven't read poetry in a while, so this was a welcome change. However, I think only about a dozen poems really stood out for me...the rest were just okay. Some of my favorites were:"Invitat...
There Is No Long Distance Now (2011)
3.03 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: 1.) The name caught my eye. It just sounded nice. I imagined people being separated, I don't know, haha.2.) I had heard praise of Naomi Shihab Nye. So I had to reasons to believe it was worth a shot. It wasn't. Maybe it was just short stories aren't that well-suited for Naomi Shi...
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