Book Review

In Search of an Identity -A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

It has been a while that a book moved me to tears. After finishing this book last night, I stared at the ceiling with a sheen in my eyes for several minutes. Lately I have read so many books on very specific topics terrorism, immigration, oppression of women and violence; basically all that is easily… Continue reading In Search of an Identity -A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

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Top 5 Recommendations from My Reading List of 2017

I had been on a reading sabbatical since my daughter's birth, progress was pretty slow with small kids in the house. Reading exclusively was a luxury I simply could not fit into my unpredictable routine. Last year saw some progress as the youngest started playgroup; there were several hours of commute and waiting outside offices… Continue reading Top 5 Recommendations from My Reading List of 2017

Book Review

Doors to a Possible Future : Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

With Brexit, wars in the Middle East, Trump putting restrictions on specific countries and millions of people getting displaced. The subject matter, that is immigration of persons from war-torn countries is the most relevant today. This book was very powerful. It will stay with me for a very long time and I will never look at immigration the same way, that in my opinion is the number one accomplishment of this book.