How to Say Babylon: A Memoir

How to Say Babylon

By Safiya Sinclair. The story of the author’s struggle to break free of her rigid Rastafarian upbringing, ruled by her father’s strict patriarchal views and repressive control of her childhood, to find her own voice as a woman and poet. Focusing on a culture that initially nourished but ultimately sought to silence her; it is her reckoning with patriarchy and tradition, and the legacy of colonialism in Jamaica. It is both a universal story of a woman finding her own power and a glimpse into a world that many know little about.
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