Liberation under the abaya: Hijabistan

Hijabistan is a book of 16 short stories of women, who chose or preferred to wear the hijab. Some stories were set up in modern day Pakistan and some in UK, where all of them were about women in the veil. Starting from the first story, I realized that this book will be different. It … Continue reading Liberation under the abaya: Hijabistan

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Flight to Social Moksha “Between You and Me”

When education is not guaranteed by the State, how can education alone be the criterion to be admitted into the government to rule? Between You and Me is a thought provoking book asking questions with regard to social, political and economic aspects of our country.  The author doesn't shy away from expressing unpopular opinions starting … Continue reading Flight to Social Moksha “Between You and Me”

‘Daughter of the Burning City’: The Girl who sees without eyes

"The smoke is a part of Gomorrah's legend: once upon a time, we were burned to the ground. But we did not die. Instead we kept burning, kept moving, kept growing" Sorina is a sixteen year old illusion-worker, she can create illusions which have their own personalities. So she creates herself a family of brothers … Continue reading ‘Daughter of the Burning City’: The Girl who sees without eyes