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Saima Mir on Her Favourite Books Featuring South Asian Women

Saima Mir, author of exciting new crime thriller The Khan, has been gratified to note that there is now more publishing centred on strong female South Asian protagonists than there was a few years ago. In this piece, Saima picks those novels (and characters) that have spoken most deeply to her. 


Your Week in Virtual Book Events, Nov. 30th to Dec. 6th

Zong! Global 2020 Monday, November 30th – Wednesday, December 9th M. NourbeSe Philip presents the f...

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Top 5 Books of 2020

Every year we make a list of the top five books read by LibraryThing staff, and we’re not going to ...

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Reaching for the Joy of Our Unborn Child

The first try I don’t inject the sperm. I hold your white-knuckled hand while the doctor spreads yo...

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Elizabeth Catte on Angry Twitter Conversations That Turn into Book Ideas

Writing can be lonely work; WMFA counters that with conversation. It’s a show about creativity and ...

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'Lucky for him he could write': Ken Burns takes on Ernest Hemingway

Too white, too male, too privileged – and according to some critics, that’s just one of the co-dir...

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The Waterstones Children's Book Prize Blog: Dapo Adeola

Congratulations to Dapo Adeola, illustrator of the spectacular picture book Look Up! which has trium...

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