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.

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…

The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Book Review (3/52)

x The Reluctant Fundamentalist, the name of this book itself made me a little reluctant to read it. I’d read it in lists of must read books, and new it had inspired a movie, but I never felt inclined to…

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows: Book Review {2/52}

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, that’s a book you don’t want your mom to catch you reading. Or at least I don’t want my mom to catch me reading. The thing is, I grew up in a conservative Punjabi family…

The Bones of Grace: Book Review {1/52}

The Bones of Grace is the third book in Tahimima Anam’s Bengal Trilogy. It was an unlikely book for me to choose off the bookshelf, but I had read an op-ed by Anam in the New York Times shortly after…

Karachi You Are Killing Me – the Book vs the Movie

A few weeks ago Salma wrote a post about upcoming movies for The South Asian Buzz, and while doing some research she found a book suggestion for me – Karachi You Are Killing Me by Saba Imtiaz. The book was…


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