praise for a ‘great intellectual’

She was born as Fatima-Zohra Imalayan, in the North African country Algeria. Later on in life she took another name: Assia Djebar. That was the name she used for her books, her many books, her excellent books.

Now she has passed away. Here you can find a tribute to her life and her struggles for the position of women in a Muslim context. 

Admired: Assia Djebar won many awards for her books and poems.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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