Dan Lopez


The Common-Sense Solution For Resettling Refugees That We All Missed

A provocative novel about people in exile finally points out the obvious: There’s more to us than our trauma

Picture it: Boy meets girl in an evening class—something semi-creative yet capitalist-friendly, maybe branding or corporate identity. They exchange texts and phone calls; some nights, the boy sneaks into the girl’s cramped apartment to smoke weed on her balcony and fool around. It’s a scenario that might be playing out right now in Los Angeles, London, Paris, or any sizable Western city.

Mohsin Hahmid

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