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“A Solitary Woman on the Threshold of Winter”: Miral al-Tahawy, Brooklyn Heights

The notebook meanwhile remained innocent of writing. She sketched one self-portrait after another in charcoal on the white pages, images of a woman with hollow cheeks and a long nose and curly black hair, hands clasped to her withered breast — a solitary woman on the threshold of winter. That description is not actually of […]

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