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We happened to read and discuss The Reluctant Fundamentalist in one of the most stressful, anxiety-wrought, and confusing months of my life. The ambiguity of this book, the myriad possible interpretations, my own growing uncertainty, and the disaster that was my oral presentation only added to the crushing self-doubt that I was allowing to run […]

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I came to care very deeply for Oskar while reading this book. I didn’t always completely agree with his all of his decisions throughout the book, but what really matters are the intentions behind his actions. What caused me to like and feel connected to this nine-year-old boy was his heart. Oskar embarks on his […]

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