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Born in Lahore in present-day Pakistan, Balwant Bhaneja grew up in the exiled Sindhi Hindu community of Delhi, before emigrating to Canada. Troubled Pilgrimage is his account of a journey to his ancestral Sindh in Pakistan. This account is at once a meditation on exile, home, and identity, and on being a modern Canadian, as it is a journey into the enchanting, mystical land that was lost to his people at the Partition. #ebook #memoir #travel

The Express Tribune calls Balwant Bhaneja's Troubled Pilgrimage: Passage to Pakistan " an insightful look into the lives of those displaced by the 1947 Partition, as well as those who immigrated in the years after.

A few bloody months in South Asia during the summer of 1947 explain the world that troubles us today. Nobody expected the liberation of India and birth of Pakistan to be so bloody it was supposed to b

Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy Of India’s Partition by Nisid Hajari The book is related to genre of history format of book is EPUB, MOB

Cease by Lynette Loeppky -  LOVE IN A TIME OF CRISIS  "It would be one thing for me to leave, another entirely for her to be taken away."  Cease, the tough-and-tender debut memoir from Alberta writer Lynette Loeppky tells the story of a young woman who has decided to leave an eight-year relationship.

PanLit Games: Best "spokes" person: Lynette Loeppky for Cease (Oolichan Books)

Can´t wait to read this one, The turk who loved apples.

13 Travel Books That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust

The Turk Who Loved Apples: And Other Tales of Losing My Way Around the World by Matt Gross (Author)

Kate Atkinson - Emotionally Weird

Kate Atkinson Emotionally Weird - brill book set on the Dundee Uni campus - the Perth Road of the wild!

Kwai-Yun Li's The Palm Leaf Fan is a collection of short stories that expose the marginalized life of a community in postcolonial Calcutta through stories of arranged marriages, women, politics, punishment, and oppression. #postcolonial #books #amreading

Kwai-Yun Li's The Palm Leaf Fan is a collection of short stories that expose the marginalized life of a community in postcolonial Calcutta through stories of arranged marriages, women, politics, punishment, and oppression.

Nujood Ali is a figure of Yemen's fight against forced marriage. At the age of ten, she obtained a divorce, breaking with the tribal tradition. Wikipedia

Divorced Before Puberty

I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced: Nujood Ali, Delphine Minoui, Linda Coverdale

Rozena Maart, author of Rosa's District 6 was born and raised in District 6 in Cape Town, South Africa and moved to Canada in 1989. Her short story, "No Rosa, No District Six" won the 1992 Journey Prize for Best Short Fiction.

Rozena Maart, author of Rosa's District 6 was born and raised in District 6 in Cape Town, South Africa and moved to Canada in Her short story, "No Rosa, No District Six" won the 1992 Journey Prize for Best Short Fiction.

“At their best, the stories have a compression of description and a simplicity of narrative arc that can indeed be jewel-like in lucidity...The deadlocked society of apartheid is strikingly rendered.”  —Jim Bartley, Globe and Mail

“At their best, the stories have a compression of description and a simplicity of narrative arc that can indeed be jewel-like in lucidity.The deadlocked society of apartheid is strikingly rendered.” —Jim Bartley, Globe and Mail

In this new collection, award-winning author Lien Chao weaves together these emotionally charged short stories focusing on Chinese immigrants in Toronto’s multiracial neighbourhoods. The protagonists of these stories find love, face loneliness, confront generational crises, and overcome racial stereotypes as they evolve and grow in this exciting, ever-changing multicultural society. #ebook #shortstories

In this new collection, award-winning author Lien Chao weaves together these emotionally charged short stories focusing on Chinese immigrants in Toronto’s multiracial neighbourhoods. The protagonists of these stories find love, face loneliness, confront generational crises, and overcome racial stereotypes as they evolve and grow in this exciting, ever-changing multicultural society. #ebook #shortstories

Modern Classic, Christ

This is on the pile beside my bed waiting to be read. Hopefully it'll cheer me up in the dark winter: The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean by Paul Theroux, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0140245332/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_jJWgsb1JRWADJ

This is on the pile beside my bed waiting to be read. Hopefully it'll cheer me up in the dark winter: The Pillars of Hercules: A Grand Tour of the Mediterranean by Paul Theroux, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0140245332/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_jJWgsb1JRWADJ

partition

Books By Women About Partition for the 70th anniversary

The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan, a book by Yasmin Khan

The Ghosts of Smyrna by Loren Edizel  Aya Katerina, a neighbourhood in Ottoman Smyrna at the end of World War I. Through the eyes of Niko "the Orphan"—his Armenian father was taken away by the soldiers—we see this close world going about its traditional ways. But dark clouds loom in the near distance. A story of love under impossible circumstances and a novel about growing up, this is also an account about a people, a neighbourhood, and a legendary city caught up by forces beyond their…

The Ghosts of Smyrna by Loren Edizel Aya Katerina, a neighbourhood in Ottoman Smyrna at the end of World War I. Through the eyes of Niko "the Orphan"—his Armenian father was taken away by the soldiers—we see this close world going about its traditional ways. But dark clouds loom in the near distance. A story of love under impossible circumstances and a novel about growing up, this is also an account about a people, a neighbourhood, and a legendary city caught up by forces beyond their…

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