New PDF release: And the World Changed: Contemporary Stories by Pakistani

ISBN-10: 1558615806

ISBN-13: 9781558615809

ISBN-10: 1558615911

ISBN-13: 9781558615915

The purely English-language anthology by way of Pakistani girls released within the usa, And the area replaced goes past the sensational headlines to bare the tales of Pakistani ladies. Immigrants and refugees, tourists and explorers, professional authors and clean voices, the twenty-five writers during this quantity are as dynamic and numerous as their stories.

Sixty years have handed because the Partition of India, and it’s transparent that Pakistani writers have tested their very own literary culture to list the tales in their groups. Famed novelist Bapsi Sidhwa portrays a Pakistani group in Houston, Texas, nonetheless suffering to heal from the horrors of Partition. In Uzma Aslam Khan’s story, a guy operating in a Karachi automobile physique store falls in love with the paranormal girl painted on a bus cabin. Bushra Rehman introduces us to a Pakistani woman residing in Corona, Queens, who turns into painfully conscious of the tensions among validated Italian immigrants and their new Pakistani buddies. and through the anti-Muslim sentiment following Sept. 11, a tender girl in newcomer Humera Afridi’s tale searches Manhattan’s rubble-filled streets for a mosque.

Filled with nostalgic stories of Pakistan, serious statement concerning the world’s present political weather, and inspirational wish for the longer term, the tales in And the area Changed weave an complex, enlightening view of Pakistan, its relation to the West, and the ladies who shuttle among the 2 regions.

Featuring: Talat Abbasi, Humera Afridi, Aamina Ahmad, Rukhsana Ahmad, Feryal Ali Gauhar, Sara Suleri Goodyear, Shahrukh Husain, Sabyn Javeri Jillani, Sonia Kamal, Fawzia Afzal Khan, Sorayya Khan, Uzma Aslam Khan, Maniza Naqvi, Tahira Naqvi, Nayyara Rahman, Hima Raza, Bushra Rehman, Fahmida Riaz, Roshni Rustomji, Sehba Sarwar, Bina Shah, Qaisra Shahraz, Kamila Shamsie, Muneeza Shamsie, and Bapsi Sidwa.

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