Dark Academia, but make it Arab

There's no doubt the dark academia aesthetic is appealing to many intellectuals. But at its core, it includes mostly WASPs - White, Anglo-Saxon, Protestant. However, the trend is moving towards inclusion, and with my love of all things dark and elite (in books), here's a (short) list of Arab Dark Academia books, since the subgenre is so limited.

Quartet in Autumn

Title: Quartet in AutumnAuthor: Barbara PymPublisher: Pan MacmillanPublication Date: 1977Genre: Fiction, British LiteratureRating: 3/5 stars Quartet in Autumn follows four coworkers in their 60s, near or at retirement: Marcia, Letty, Norman, and Edwin. They work at a nondescript office, doing work that doesn't seem important or perhaps, even necessary. Marcia and Letty have retired and … Continue reading Quartet in Autumn