Shelina Shariff-Zia: Love in a time of ethnic and racial divide in the world | Daily Nation

Shelina Shariff-Zia: Love in a time of ethnic and racial divide in the world | Daily NationShakespeare’s Book Store on 68th street and Lexington Avenue, New York with their lovely café, will be holding Professor Shelina Shariff-Zia’s book reading and signing of her new novel, NAIROBI DAYS, on Saturday April 14th at 3:00 p.m. Everyone is invited.

Nairobi Days is an enthralling story told through the eyes of a Nairobi-born, Ismaili Shia Muslim woman with ancestral roots in Gujarat, India.

The novel is a recollection of the author’s childhood days living in Nairobi, the political events in the country and a captivating love story.

The author, Ms Shelina Shariff-Zia, a journalist-turned university lecturer in the US, left Kenya for America in pursuit of higher education and a professional career.

The book’s cover has images of a young girl and a lion in a national park-like setting. This is symbolic as it depicts an innocent girl who is strong with the heart of a lion.

This fearlessness helps her surmount many challenges in her life living in Kenya, Uganda, the USA and England. She becomes “the King of the Jungle” by breaking barriers and going against her family’s traditions.

More at the source: Daily Nation

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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