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July 15

Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi
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read in November, 2018
The first and most alarming thing you find out about marriage, pretty much within days of your wedding, is that it is fraught with uncertainty. At first I thought this was just me, but then I began talking to other people and I realized that pretty m ...more

July 14

Torn Pages by Lara Zuberi
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read in March, 2018
In one of the most awkward things to happen during this review, I stumbled upon a scene in which our protagonist, aspiring writer that she is, receives the following rejection letter:

“Your English is excellent and your writing is fluent. But your de
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July 11

Red Birds by Mohammed Hanif
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read in March, 2019
Most of the time, when I don’t like a book, reviewing it seems like such a burden. I want to say "Hated it, don’t read,” and be done with it, but I never thought I’d be saying this about a Mohammad Hanif book. And it’s not just because his other nove ...more