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Wayne Catan

Wayne Catan is a book critic who was raised on New York?s Long Island. A former Brooklyn resident, he currently teaches English literature at Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix.

Nawaaz Ahmed’s Radiant Fugitives

The 384-page novel is a bold, sweeping book featuring broad themes such as politics, sexuality, mixed-race marriage, and a dysfunctional family. Ahmed’s prose is imaginative and poetic, bringing readers into a week in the life of the Hussein women, comprised of sisters Seema and Tahera and mother, Nafeesa.


The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2022

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