Like Kate and Leo on the Titanic, Omer and Ambara are teen passengers on the ship Bulugley. They fall in love and are unable to marry because of a rift between their families. Little do they know that family strife is the least of their worries . . .
Every culture has its immortal love legend. Like Romeo and Juliet in English and Qais and Layla in Arabic, this is an analysis and interpretation of the story of Somali legend Cilmi Boodhari and his unrequited love for Hodan.
Divided into two parts, this invaluable resource first documents the history of Somali arts from the 1940s onward, and the second part details the productions of some 70 well-known plays. Included is information about the theaters, directors, producers, and performers. Illustrations include photographs, facsimiles of playbills, and...
Dahabo and Daruur are in love, but are forbidden to marry because Daruur belongs to an inferior class. The young couple, along with some other families, flee their village (and all its old-fashioned ideas) in the dead of night. The refugees walk for 30 days until they find a place to build a village of their own. One where all...
This colorful book introduces popular Somali folk and other dance traditions. Includes the stories told through the traditional dancing and stresses the importance of the folk dance in Somali tradition.
Written by an up-and-coming young Somali author, this book is designed to help the reader become the best person he or she can be. It focuses on the importance of knowing your own strengths and weaknesses, developing self-confidence, avoiding toxic people, and maintaining self-discipline to reach the goal.