||\ The Book Jacket
[ðə bʊk ˈʤækɪt]
Noun. A double entendre referring to:
- A curious cat-loving species who loves reading books & wearing jackets. Typically found in bookshops, supermarket aisles or under a duvet.
- A book cover. Just as books should not be judged by its jacket, a person should not be judged by first impressions, by skin. Go on, open a book. Read the story.
||\ Humairah, 26, Singapore
The Book Jacket began as a space to share a personal brew of book reviews. Gradually it weaves a personal tapestry of thoughts on faith & other things. She endeavours a balance between reading literature for enjoyment & books on the deen for fulfilment. Penning down her experiences & reflecting on His word is a pursuit she strives towards. Her love for languages continues after reading Linguistics & Multilingual Studies in university; she is currently learning to educate young minds the quirks of English & the wonders of history & society, whilst planning her next escape to see the world…