How to Mend: On Motherhood and its Ghosts

How to Mend: On Motherhood and its Ghosts, 2017
by Egyptian poet Iman Mersal

In this book, Iman Mersal moves through unfamiliar spaces — internal, fluid, and complex. Her voice changes, moving in and out of focus, back and forth in time, and across different physical spaces and cultural spaces. The strokes of the book are fine and interlacing, moving between the lyrical, diaristic, poetic, and academic. They are quite serious and burdened steps towards an inner space that is often neglected and dismissed from mainstream writings on motherhood.

Edited by Mai Abu ElDahab, Maha Maamoun, Ala Younis

Designed by Julie Peeters and Valerie Arif

Published by Kayfa ta and Mophradat

Available in two editions: English and Arabic

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