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South Asian author Challenge

A Golden Age and the Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam

Today I’m reviewing two books together just because they are the first 2 books in a 3 book series and I feel the second cannot be read without the first. Title: A Golden Age Author: Tahmima Anam Genre: Fiction Set… Continue Reading →

The Sari Shop Widow by Shobhan Bantwal

Title: The Sari Shop Widow Author: Shobhan Bantwal Genre: Fiction Print Length: 352 pages Publisher: Kensington Books (August 24, 2009) Source: Library Rating: 2 out of 5 My Thoughts: I had such high hopes for this book but only a… Continue Reading →

Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai

Title: Witness the Night Author: Kishwar Desai Genre: Mystery Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Beautiful Books (15 April 2010) Set in: Jalandhar, India Source: Review Copy Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: How does one avoid the Tyranny of dreams?… Continue Reading →

Chokher Bali or A Grain of Sand by Rabindranath Tagore

Title: Chokher Bali Author: Rabindranath Tagore Translated from Bengali by Sreejata Guha Paperback: 287 pages Set in: Kolkata (India) Publisher: Penguin Books (January 1, 2003) Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: Chokher Bali is a Bengali novel written by… Continue Reading →

Children of Dust by Ali Eteraz

Title: Children of Dust Author: Ali Eteraz Genre: Non-Fiction (memoir) Source: Library Set in: Pakistan, U.S, Kuwait Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: HarperOne; 1st edition (October 13, 2009) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: I almost feel inadequate reviewing this… Continue Reading →

A Face in the Dark and Other Hauntings by Ruskin Bond

Title: A Face in the Dark and Other Hauntings: Collected Stories of the Supernatural Author: Ruskin Bond 197 pages Publisher: Viking Books (January 2004) Genre: Fiction (short stories) Set in: India My thoughts: Ruskin Bond. How much do I love… Continue Reading →

Zero Percentile by Neeraj Chhibba

Title: Zero Percentile Author: Neeraj Chhibba Genre: Adult Fiction Source: Author Rating: 3.5 out of 5 My thoughts: Zero Percentile is the story of a guy called Pankaj from Delhi, India. The story begins in 1997 Russia where Pankaj is… Continue Reading →

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