Reading Challenge – South Asian Authors

In 2018 I’ve set a reading challenge for myself to read 52 books by 52 South Asian authors. I’ll be sharing my reviews here, and you can also watch video reviews on my YouTube channel, and connect with me on goodreads If you are a book lover yourself, you can join the South Asian Reads group on Facebook and join the conversation.

I Am Malala: Book Review (8/52)

I Am Malala: Book Review (8/52)

When I started this reading challenge, I really only had one rule – each of the 52 books I read would have to be written by a different South Asian author. I didn’t really have any thoughts about genres, fiction/non-fiction etc, but I assumed it would be fiction through an…

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Home Fire: Book Review (6/52)

Home Fire: Book Review (6/52)

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie was recommended to me by a member of our South Asian Reads facebook group, as well as Tahmima Anam – the writer of my first read of the challenge, The Bones of Grace. (Side note – coolest feeling ever; when your favourite author recommends a…

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Sofia Khan is Not Obliged: Book Review (4/52)

Sofia Khan is Not Obliged: Book Review (4/52)

As part of my 2018 reading challenge (52 books by 52 South Asian authors) I’ve been trying to stretch myself to read about different topics, locations, and settings too. Last week it was The Reluctant Fundamentalist, this week it’s Sofia Khan is Not Obliged by Ayisha Malik. I ended up…

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