This is one book I have been avoiding to read for the longest time although I LOVE reading Non Fiction books, specially life experiences. (Why did I avoid it? You will know in a bit.) I would come across this book at book stores and avoid buying it. Then my friend wrote a review for … Continue reading Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air
A candid review of the hilarious book "How It Happened" by the Pakistani writer Shazaf Fatima Haider. Find out why I enjoyed reading this one and related to the many real life sequences of the dilemma of how marriages are arranged in Pakistan.
DRUMMER GIRL is a heartwarming tale of a girl who dreamt to do something that no other girl had ever done before and how her father's support made her dream come true. Set in the backdrop of a Muslim household in Istanbul during the most holy time of the year - Ramadan/Ramzan, Drummer Girl is a MUST read for all little girls.
On my last trip to Pakistan, while browsing through a bookstore, I came across the book "My Feudal Lord" By Tehmina Durrani. It's an old book (published in 1991) that I remember seeing in our bookshelf in my parents home.. I was a very protected teenager and was never allowed to read such books which would expose me … Continue reading Some 20+ Years Later..
You all must have heard or read about NDEs. Wikipedia defines it as "A near-death experience (NDE) is a personal experience associated with impending death, encompassing multiple possible sensations including detachment from the body, feelings of levitation, total serenity, security, warmth, the experience of absolute dissolution, and the presence of a light" Frankly speaking, I was … Continue reading Near Death Experince – My Perspective
Hello again.. You know that I am going to talk about a book in this post (spot on!!) but there is more to it.. Let me tell you something about myself and my interest in Sufism (which was 0 , on a scale to from 1- 10) 'before' I read the book . My husband and my brother (who by … Continue reading A book that has touched my heart and soul..