Raq & Read By SODC 

Banding together as a global community of book lovers has never been easier. Raq and Read By Samai Oriental Dance Company enhances the experiences of a traditional club by catering to the growing online Bellydance community. Created by Shruti Narayanan, the book club selects culturally, historically, socially and politically-relevant books for discussion each month, with interesting giveaways, a comprehensive video library. online movie watch parties and live reading sessions. 

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FEBRUARY PICK

EGYPTIAN BELLYDANCE IN TRANSITION, THE RAQS SHARQI REVOLUTION: 1890 - 1930 BY HEATHER D. WARD

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APRIL PICK

MIDNIGHT IN CAIRO: THE DIVAS OF EGYPT'S ROARING 20S BY RAPHAEL CORMACK 

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