Shida Bazyar at Goethe-Institut

In a compelling in-conversation event, immerse yourself in the world of Sisters in Arms, an explosive feminist and anti-racist novel by acclaimed author Shida Bazyar. Joining the dialogue is Ruth Martin, a distinguished translator with a rich background in German literature.

The discussion will be chaired by Sarah Hemens, Director of New Books in German, and interpretation from German to English will be provided by Clarissa Howe.

In cooperation with Goethe-Institut London and the German Section at the University of Cambridge (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics).

For more information and to book your tickets, please visit the event website here

Sisters in Arms

An explosive feminist and anti-racist novel about the importance of friendship.

We don’t exist in this world. Here, we are neither Germans nor refugees, we don’t report the news and we aren’t the experts. We’re some sort of wildcard.

Hani, Kasih, and Saya have shared a deep friendship ever since they were kids. After years apart, the three young women meet again for a few days, to pick up where they left off. But regardless of what they have achieved, it becomes clear, again and again, that they can’t escape the racism that accompanies their daily lives: the glances, the chatter, the hatred, and…

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