“Beautifully crafted... affecting... a transformative read... Jaouad’s insights about the self, connectedness, uncertainty and time speak to all of us.” — The Washington Post. In the summer after graduating from college, Suleika Jaouad was preparing, as they say in commencement speeches, to enter “the real world.” She had fallen in love and moved to Paris to pursue her dream of becoming a war correspondent. The real world she found, however, would take her into a very different kind of conflict zone. It started with an itch—first on her feet, then up her legs, like a thousand invisible mosquito bites. Next came the exhaustion, and the six-hour naps that only deepened her fatigue...
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks (March 1, 2022) Pages: 368 pages ISBN-10: 0399588604 ISBN-13: 978-0399588600 ASIN: B07T3XHRVC
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Suleika Jaouad wrote the Emmy Award–winning New York Times column Life, Interrupted. Her essays and feature stories have appeared in The New York Times Magazine and Vogue and on NPR. She is also the creator of the Isolation Journals, a global project cultivating creativity and community during challenging times. Between Two Kingdoms is her first book.