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    The traditional, elaborate Ghagra abayas are still very much in fashion. There are...
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  • There was an interesting article in Scientific American (about a zillion years ago, before burqas and hijabs were common on European and American streets) that examine...
  • Julie, I was hooked by your title and wanted to read further. I'm smiling because I've been where you are now. It took me 16 years to write my memoir, but then again,...
  • I get you there, Melanie. Many years ago, when I was working on a different project, I wrote a fan letter to Pat Conroy and asked him how to write about family without...