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The Mongrel Book of Voices (Volume 1: Breakups) By Shandana Minhas Imran Yusuf Moeen Faruqi Aziza Ahmad Amna Chaudhry Shazaf Haider Bina Shah Soniah Kamal The Mongrel Book of Voices Volume Breakups A care package for the thinking ex lover this anthology from a new indie press in Karachi features twenty one writers from Pakistan India Sri Lanka Iran Saudi Arabia New Zealand the US the UK

  • Title: The Mongrel Book of Voices (Volume 1: Breakups)
  • Author: Shandana Minhas Imran Yusuf Moeen Faruqi Aziza Ahmad Amna Chaudhry Shazaf Haider Bina Shah Soniah Kamal
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  • Page: 324
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Mongrel Book of Voices (Volume 1: Breakups) By Shandana Minhas Imran Yusuf Moeen Faruqi Aziza Ahmad Amna Chaudhry Shazaf Haider Bina Shah Soniah Kamal A care package for the thinking ex lover, this anthology from a new indie press in Karachi features twenty one writers from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Iran, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, the US, the UK and Egypt breaking up breakups with poems, lyrical prose, short stories and a comic Writers including Harris Khalique, Whiti Hereaka, Mohamed Abdelnabi, Uttaran Das Gupta, AmA care package for the thinking ex lover, this anthology from a new indie press in Karachi features twenty one writers from Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Iran, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, the US, the UK and Egypt breaking up breakups with poems, lyrical prose, short stories and a comic Writers including Harris Khalique, Whiti Hereaka, Mohamed Abdelnabi, Uttaran Das Gupta, Amna Chaudhry, Abdullah Wesali, Risham Amjad, Soonha Abro, Yusra Amjad, Maryam Ala Amjadi, Shadab Zeest Hashmi and Mehr F Husain offer interpretations as varied as slicing up a pavlova, splitting from your own mind on a hospital bed, seeing an ex lover s face through a crowd, music from across enemy lines, cannibalism and 101 names for a single woman.
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    1. Shandana Minhas Imran Yusuf Moeen Faruqi Aziza Ahmad Amna Chaudhry Shazaf Haider Bina Shah Soniah Kamal

      Shandana Minhas, born on 26th October 1975 in Karachi, is an award winning Pakistani writer Her first novel, Tunnel Vision , a first person meditation on life as a woman in a man s world In a coma, reduced to the sum of my biological function, I was the perfect woman Pretty Pliant Docile Accepting was published in 2007 and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize It was later translated into Italian as Pakistan Graffiti Her second novel, Survival Tips for Lunatics , was published in 2014 A bitingly funny adventure in which a bickering couple accidentally leaves their two sons behind on a camping trip in Pakistan s turbulent Balochistan province, it became the first children s book to win a general fiction prize in the region, taking the Karachi Literature Festival fiction prize in 2015 Her third novel Daddy s Boy an amorality tale was published in 2016 by 4th Estate Mohammed Hanif called it heartbreaking and hilarious Ms Minhas has also written for stage, screen and opinion pages Her short fiction has appeared in literary magazines, and been adapted for cinema She is a college dropout, and a mother of three She still lives in Karachi where she co founded, in 2016, the indie press Mongrel Books facebook Shandana Min mongrelbooks.pub

    527 thoughts on “The Mongrel Book of Voices (Volume 1: Breakups)”

    1. Completely took me by surprise To be honest, I am not a short fiction person but there are some serious writings here This book has poetry, scribblings, comics and short fiction in only 78 pages Worth a read and totally recommended.


    2. I have mixed feelings about this anthology It feels like Mongrel Books was trying to establish its presence and less interested in putting a robust collection of stories out there The majority of the stories suffer simply because they weren t given enough time to ferment and come into their own as a a story rather than a mouthpiece for the author This is where the seasoned writers fare better their stories are still a bit polished That said, this book is worth buying for the poetry and art pi [...]


    3. It s not that the book is badly compiled or the chosen submissions terribly written, it s just that it isn t good enough I like the idea behind it give a theme and have individuals interpret it in their own way so there s poetry and a comic and some short stories amongst other things The contributors have written about the breaking up of countries and couples and families and friends and spirits All well and good and relatable even except the content isn t memorable The first half of the book, i [...]


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