Books tagged: Pakistan

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Ballet Is Not For Muslim Girls

By Mariam S. Pal

From biryani to borscht, the food was always fabulous in Canada's only Polish-Pakistani family. Mariam S. Pal's memoir, Ballet is not for Muslim Girls, is set in this remarkable Victoria B. C. household in the 60s and 70s. Growing up, Mariam struggled to navigate three cultures: ... Read more

Between Clay and Dust

By Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize

Ustad Ramzi was once the greatest wrestler in the land, famed for his strength and unmatched technique. Young apprentices flocked to his akhara to learn his craft, fans adored him, and rival wrestling clans feared his resolve that ... Read more