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Nietzsche's Camel Must Die: An Invitation to Say 'No'

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A humorous look at a dysfunctional Arab society through a series of unrelated Facebook notes written over a period of almost one year. Themes range from religiosity, women's status, gender roles, displacement, marriage, loss, shisha cafes, kitchen sink grinders, missing-cat neighborhood notes, school angst, social stereotypes, to men's beards and open letters.

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Paperback, 1st Edition. Beirut, Lebanon, 312 pages
Published 2013 by xanadu*
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Mariam
Jun 18, 2014 Mariam rated it it was amazing
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I don't know why this book has such a low rating. It is absolutely amazing and is now one of my favorite books.
I picked it by mistake at the store and browsed through it and immediately fell in love with it. I do think though that this book isn't for everyone, but for me personally it was very relatable. Since I'm an Arab that lived in both Dubai and Lebanon. I love her sarcasm and style of writing and since I hate going on Facebook, this book was a life saver. People who read this should keep
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Dec 13, 2013 Iherig rated it it was ok
I guess I'd have liked it more as a facebook note than a book itself. I've shared some of her thoughts but, in general, the type of writing didn't get me engage to it very much.
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Dubai-based, Lebanese-American poet and writer, Rewa Zeinati, is the founding editor of Sukoon Magazine (www.sukoonmag.com), an Arab-themed, English language, online literary journal.

Her poetry chapbook, Bullets & Orchids, is published by Corrupt Press (2013). http://corruptpress.net/?q=node/58

Her creative nonfiction book entitled, Nietzsche’s Camel Must Die: An Invitation to Say 'No', is publ
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