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Books – the Pakistani Woman
Books2017-10-31T22:53:21+03:00


Welcome to the Books section

We at  TPW are avid readers. One of our goals is to bring back book culture in Pakistan. As part of the effort, TPW conducted a book giveaway in September 2017 under the hashtags #BookGiveaway2017 and #TPWGiveaways. In this section, you will find book reviews, book quotes, meet Pakistani authors, and much more. If you want to submit a book review guest post then contact us about it and get featured.

Happy Reading!




The Book Club

Book Review – Fairy Tales Of Ordinary Children

A few days back, I received a gift in my mail. I was happy to see that it was yet another book from my favorite children's authors, Ayesha Marfani. I was eager to start this new book as soon as I could because it talked about fairy tales. And didn't we all love fairy tales as children? Book cover, [...]

Book Review – I Am Full Truth, I Am Half Truth, I Am All Lie

Ayesha Marfani is a children's book writer. Her new book 'I Am Full Truth, I Am Half Truth, I Am All Lie' was something I was looking forward to reading. This book was a treat to read; like all her previous books. An enchanting book by Ayesha Marfani. This book takes up yet another important topic. [...]

Upclose With Maham Syedain – Young Pakistani Author

With some amazing start ups like Daastan, many young writers are being encouraged to start writing and publishing their books. Book publishing has been an age old honor and so, it is heartening to see the efforts made by Daastan. Following suit, Maham Syedain is one such aspiring writer from Pakista [...]

Tehmina Khan, Pakistani Author

Tehmina Khan Born: 14th January 1975 Genre: Literary Fiction Tehmina Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan, and holds degrees from Kinnaird College, Lahore, and Faculté des Sciences Humaines et Sociales de Tunis. She has her home in Toronto, where she lives with her husband, two children, and a pup [...]

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Book Reviews

Book Review – Fairy Tales Of Ordinary Children

A few days back, I received a gift in my mail. I was happy to see that it was yet another book from my favorite children's authors, Ayesha Marfani. I was eager to start this new book as soon as I could because it talked about fairy tales. And didn't we all love fairy tales as children? Book cover, [...]

Book Review – I Am Full Truth, I Am Half Truth, I Am All Lie

Ayesha Marfani is a children's book writer. Her new book 'I Am Full Truth, I Am Half Truth, I Am All Lie' was something I was looking forward to reading. This book was a treat to read; like all her previous books. An enchanting book by Ayesha Marfani. This book takes up yet another important topic. [...]

Miss Never Pleased – Book Review

"Miss Never Pleased" is a children's book by Ayesha Marfani. Having read Ayesha before, I expected this book to be equally enchanting as her previous book 'Tales from the Treasure Chest'. Here is my review of this charming book. We all remember childhood as a time when we were discovering world in a [...]

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The Joy Of Books

Book Review – I Am Full Truth, I Am Half Truth, I Am All Lie

Ayesha Marfani is a children's book writer. Her new book 'I Am Full Truth, I Am Half Truth, I Am All Lie' was something I was looking forward to reading. This book was a treat to read; like all her previous books. An enchanting book by Ayesha Marfani. This book takes up yet another important topic. [...]

Be Like A Shining Star – Book Review

'Be Like A Shining Star' by Stoori Khan is a collection of wonderful Islamic poems on various topics of love, modesty and hijab. The simplicity of the writer and her graceful thoughts is something all readers will relate to. It's always a pleasure receiving gifts but when the gift is a book from the [...]

How It Happened – Book Review

Book cover, 'How It Happened' by Shazaf Fatima Haider “It was always better to rebel in company than alone.” I saw 'How It Happened' on GoodReads and the book cover instantly intrigued me. It was on my to-read list since long till one day I finally ordered it from Readings, Lahore. How It Happened [...]

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Pakistani Book Authors

Upclose With Maham Syedain – Young Pakistani Author

With some amazing start ups like Daastan, many young writers are being encouraged to start writing and publishing their books. Book publishing has been an age old honor and so, it is heartening to see the efforts made by Daastan. Following suit, Maham Syedain is one such aspiring writer from Pakista [...]

Tehmina Khan, Pakistani Author

Tehmina Khan Born: 14th January 1975 Genre: Literary Fiction Tehmina Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan, and holds degrees from Kinnaird College, Lahore, and Faculté des Sciences Humaines et Sociales de Tunis. She has her home in Toronto, where she lives with her husband, two children, and a pup [...]

Yumna Ahad, Pakistani Author

Yumna Ahad Born: In Karachi, Pakistan, 24 February, 1995 Instagram: @yumnahad Genre: Poetry Poetry, to Yumna, is escapism and art intertwined in a bead of words that create a world of never ending happiness. Poetry is her Utopia. She lives there.She started writing as a hobby and found it was a g [...]

Maham Syedain, Pakistani Author

Maham Syedain Born: 23rd October, Pakistan Facebook:@Lifeofalitterateur Instagram:@writingsofamindfulsoul Genre: Poetry, Fiction Maham Syedain is a 23-year old Clinical Psyhology Major from Univeristy of Karachi, who has a fondness for relating Human Behavior with writing, in a way that impacts th [...]

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