Jamila Rizvi: Legacy Books

In this minisode from FWF 2018 Legacy Books, Jamila Rizvi talks about the power of the imagination and how books helped her find her place in the world.

“I didn’t have a type or even a favourite genre, I read and loved everything I could get my hands on. Perhaps the only common thread was that all my favourite books featured women and girls.”

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