Powerful Themes to Appreciate in Khaled Hosseini’s Novels

It is widely believed that Khaled Hosseini is one of the best authors of our time. His work has set a benchmark for modern literature and his voice has been revolutionary as a “spokesperson” for the Afghan nation. His stories are best known for their empathetic tone, as they evoke emotions that cut to the core of the human heart. His stories dig deep into … Continue reading Powerful Themes to Appreciate in Khaled Hosseini’s Novels

12 Exquisite Fairy Tale Retellings

With Disney’s recent live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, it seems like the whole world is in a temporary fairy tale lock-down. Why do we love fairy tales? Well, Neil Gaiman sums it up pretty well (in a quote originally coined by G.K. Chesterton): Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons … Continue reading 12 Exquisite Fairy Tale Retellings