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Oranges in No Man’s Land

Since her father left Lebanon to find work and her mother tragically died in a shell attack, ten-year-old Ayesha has been living in the bomb-ravaged city of Beirut with her granny and her two younger brothers.

Books about refugees in the world

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Set against the backdrop of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the rise of the Taliban, this novel follows the intersecting stories of two Afghan women.


When shame, guilt, and the ruins of authoritarianism in Albania push Bujar and Agim to leave everything behind and flee to Italy, the unfamiliar life of an immigrant and asylum seeker sets Bujar on a path of reinvention.

Refugee Tales: Vol III

In Refugee Tales III we read the stories of people who have been through the process of seeking asylum, many of whom have yet to see their cases resolved and who live in fear that at any moment they might be detained...