Her autobiography, Meyebela (“girlhood” in Bengali), is a richly detailed story of a traditional upbringing amid difficult change…
A Richly Detailed StoryUSA Today
"Taslima Nasrin has spoken out about the oppression of women under Islam, and what she's said needed saying."
She’s Said Needed SayingSalman Rushdie
Taslima Nasrin, the fiery feminist from Bangladesh who angered the Muslim clergy in her country by questioning the Koran...
Questioning the KoranWashington Post
"Nasrin's voice is the voice of humanism everywhere."
The Voice of HumanismWole Soyinka
"Nasrin writes hauntingly of a childhood of confusion and pain."
Nasrin Writes HauntinglyPublishers Weekly
Nasrin’s Meyebela will, like Huckleberry Finn, become a classic of controversy, hated, loved, banned, made a school text, removed from the schools and fought over as long as people read.
Controversy, Hated, Loved, BannedThe Nation