‘An American Family’ is literally one of the few Advanced Reader Copies or ARCs that I finished reading within days of receiving it via NetGalley. I was curious to read … Continue reading Book Review: An American Family by Khizr Khan
Read this for one reason, if nothing else: the remixing of the classic analogy of the apple & the tree.
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The … Continue reading Daring Greatly
A few years back I set upon reading Abdul Sattar Edhi’s autobiography, A Mirror to the Blind*, with my highlighter and black pen in hand. As a Pakistani who has … Continue reading Taking a page from Edhi’s Book
“The success of the Pilgrim was exceptional, but not her greatest achievement. Ruth Douglass had arranged her life so that she answered to no one, certainly to no man. That … Continue reading Unlikely Ingredients
The security situation leading to a change in venue and the shift from Alhamra to the Avari Hotel’s grounds ended up making a quite a difference for this year’s Lahore … Continue reading About LLF 2016 & ’Love Letters’ the Play
All the books listed below are on my wishlist for Spring 2016. Seriously. Education & Leadership Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, … Continue reading Love is in the Air! Love for Books!
4/5 Stars Love,love, LOVE how Elizabeth Gilbert gets what’s f*cked up with our perceptions around creativity! This is an engaging read, without the ‘holier-than-thou’ overtones most guides have. In fact, … Continue reading Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
If there is one aspect of modern living that I adore, it would have to be the ability to listen to books on-the-go. I recently downloaded The Martian by Andrew … Continue reading Listen to a book
“I don’t disagree with James about the phenomena he observes: a literary industry with white women in gatekeeping roles and with white women set up as the archetypal consumer to … Continue reading Selections from Aya de Leon’s”On Pandering, White Women as Scapegoats, and the Literary Industry as a Hand-me-down”
“Everybody sees the guy with the hoodie,” she said. “I don’t believe you have to be an engineer or a computer programmer to be a woman in tech.” – Shaan … Continue reading Pakistani Women Making Their Mark in Tech