Fragments of Love, Behind Glass: Rafik Schami’s The Dark Side of Love

BY M. LYNX QUALEY At the end of Rafik Schami’s sprawling The Dark Side of Love, recently released in English, the author worries about how Western colonialist narratives may have shaped and colored his work. “Again and again,” Schami writes in the book’s final, memoir-like pages, “I had been led astray by colonialist ideas of … Continue reading Fragments of Love, Behind Glass: Rafik Schami’s The Dark Side of Love