“A Place for Us”
By Fatima Farheen Mirza
Literary Fiction, Contemporary
Publication Date: June 12, 2018
As an Indian-American Muslim family gathers for a wedding of the eldest daughter, parents Rafiq and Layla must contend with the choices their children have made – including those that led to the youngest sibling’s estrangement. Secrets and betrayals that fractured this close-knit family are revealed, and we learn about the children’s struggles of treading between two cultures and finding their place in the world. Follow this family’s journey of ups and downs that resonates with today’s American family.