Named a Best Book of the Year by New York Times, Time Magazine and Guardian — How could we not include Exit West. Mohsin Hamid tells the story of two refugees who are fiercely in love but are unable to remain in their homeland because of ongoing war. To avoid conflict, they take magical portals that whisk them away into unknown lands.
Speaking of changes, fast forward to mid-November, I’ve adopted many visible transformations. I see myself using I in upper case instead of my signature lower case. I’ve realized that it’s pointless to stand out when you don’t have much to offer. The most significant part of prose — or poetry, for that matter — is to write from your core. Gimmicks are good because they unwittingly become your trademark but I think there are far more reaching chasms to fill inside one’s head.