What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times, translating to the realm of lyric the work of the likes of Nawal El Saadawi.
Author: Shire, Warsan
Publisher: Flipped Eye Publishing Limited
Publication date: 2011 December
Dimensions: 142 x 201 x 14 mm
Weight: 56 g
Pages: 38 pages, black & white illustrations pages