Book Review: I Was Told to Come Alone

Book Review: I Was Told to Come Alone, by Souad Mekhennet
Book Review: I Was Told to Come Alone, by Souad Mekhennet

I Was Told to Come Alone is an important book written by Souad Mekhennet, a German journalist whose parents migrated to Germany from Turkey (her mother) and Morocco (her father).

In an era where politicians and people are fond of shouting fake news every time something comes up that does not fit their agenda, this book is a powerful reminder of the commitment of journalists the world over who dedicate their lives to finding and disseminating the truth, in some cases at great personal risk.

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