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March 10, 2022

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The Island of Missing Trees

The universe is one being. Everything and everyone is interconnected through an invisible web of stories. Whether we are aware of it or not, we are all in a silent conversation.

– Elif Shafak –

The Island of Missing Trees

“Author Elif Shafak struggled at first with how to write her new book, The Island of Missing Trees. The story she wanted to tell is about a family from Cyprus, a Mediterranean island that was the center of a conflict in the 1970s, but she didn’t want the story to be about tribalism or nationalism. Which is why, Shafak told NPR’s Steve Inskeep, much of the story is told from the perspective of a fig tree.” More from Shafak and her new book in the following interview { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, check out Chimamanda Adichie’s powerful talk, “The Danger of a Single Story.” { more }

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