When Grades Are Less than Everything

Here is Lubna Alam reading a chapter from Dear Layla Welcome to Palestine.   [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/229895438″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]

From Lubna

Lubna Alam, one of the inspirations for Dear Layla Welcome to Palestine, sent me this notecard the other day.


SLU is Tony Albrecht (Law, 2009) SLU is Josh Aranda (A & S, 2009) SLU is Laura Aranda (A & S, 2010) SLU is 783 Facebook friends SLU is 14 years of life SLU is…

Elstir’s Point of View

Lubna, If you lived here (or I there), we could have a bi-weekly Proust Reading Club! The following passage is from Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove: It was along this train of thought, meditated in silence…