A brave new voice that reaches out to us all.
An addictive, vital read. Talkhani interrogates the outsider narrative in ways that feel expansive, timely and wholly inspiring.
A fearless voice that tells its hard-won truths with immense strength, and a lot of love. It is a beautiful and important book which belongs at the centre of our cultural life.
Talkhani writes with disarming honesty about how she was able to finally forge an identity away from the confines of family and religion.
Brilliant and brutally honest, this memoir ropes you in with every page. The intimacy that Zeba evokes will remind you of your own sister opening her heart to you.
Zeba Talkhani at Richmond Literature Festival
11th Nov 2019 7:00 pm
A powerful journey of self-empowerment, body positivity and mother - daughter relationships, My Past Is a Foreign Country offers a fresh perspective on living as an outsider. Zeba Talkhani charts her experiences growing up in Saudi Arabia amid patriarchal customs and her journey to find freedom in India, Germany and the UK as a young…