321 books — 166 voters
Books Set in the -stan Countries
LGBTQ+ South Asian Books
68 books — 10 voters
Understanding India and South Asia
308 books — 28 voters
Fiction/Non-fiction Books About India That Don't Focus On the British Raj
223 books — 106 voters
264 books — 148 voters
Books about the Indian Subcontinental Partition (fiction and nonfiction)
88 books — 93 voters
“ As a society, you were unwilling to reflect upon the shared pain that united you with those who attacked you. You retreated into myths of your own difference, assumptions of your own superiority. And you acted out these beliefs on the stage of the world, so that the entire planet was rocked by the repercussions of your tantrums, not least my family, now facing war thousands of miles away. ”
“ If the war had a noble purpose, it was this - to end the inhumanity those photographs showed. While India rarely spoke about its imperative as the moral one, and few people steeped in realpolitik can shed their cynicism when a politician speaks in moral terms, and the intervention certainly suited India's strategic interests, the fact remains that in the annals of humanitarian interventions, few were as swift, successful, purpose-driven and with humanitarian goals as the Indian intervention to l ...more ”
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For Pakistani Readers, authors and every one who like books.
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Telegram, the literary fiction imprint of Saqi Books, was founded in 2005 to publish the best in…more
[close] Telegram, the literary fiction imprint of Saqi Books, was founded in 2005 to publish the best in new and classic international writing, from debut novelists to established literary heavyweights. Telegram has brought cutting-edge and authoritative voices from the UK, Spain, North Africa, Korea, Hungary, France, China, the Middle East and beyond to readers with an appetite for "choice international fiction" (The Independent). Award-winning independent Saqi was started in 1983 to bridge the divide between Middle Eastern and Western cultures. Over the years, the list expanded to include writers from the Balkans, Afghanistan, Pakistan, France and the UK, with an expanding fiction list that prompted the establishment of Telegram.
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