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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Meatless Days by Sara Suleri
    Meatless Days - by Sara Suleri

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241342466 | ISBN 10: 0241342465

    "Some of the more heart-shaking writing about love and grief I've ever read"(Kamila Shamsie, from the introduction) Meatless Days is a searing memoir of life in the newly-created country of Pakistan. When sudden and shocking tragedies hit the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight by Maria Toorpakai
    A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight - by Maria Toorpakai

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509800810 | ISBN 10: 1509800816

    "Armed with a squash racket and enormous will, Maria Toorpakai has risen from the turmoil of tribal life in Pakistan to become not only a world-class athlete, but a true inspiration, a pioneer for millions of other women struggling to pave their own ... more

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  • Cover image of book I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
    I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban - by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781474602112 | ISBN 10: 1474602118

    The highly anticipated memoir of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl from Pakistan's Swat region who stood up to the Taliban.† I come from a country which was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. † When the Taliban to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West by Ahmed Rashid
    Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of Pakistan, Afghanistan and the West - by Ahmed Rashid

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241960073 | ISBN 10: 024196007x

    Ahmed Rashid, author of Descent Into Chaos and Taliban, charts the latest developments in the dangerous trajectory of one of the world's most strategically important, and volatile, countries - and the effects on its neighbours and us all. † What ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blasphemy: The True, Heartbreaking Story of the Woman Sentenced to Death Over a Cup of Water by Asia Bibi
    Blasphemy: The True, Heartbreaking Story of the Woman Sentenced to Death Over a Cup of Water - by Asia Bibi

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844088881 | ISBN 10: 184408888x

    Punjab, Pakistan, June 2009.   The temperature is 45 - and Asia has been out picking fruit for several hours. It's exhausting, sweaty work, but Asia and her husband have five children to feed. At midday she goes to the nearest well, picks up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man by Ali Eteraz
    Children of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man - by Ali Eteraz

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780061626852 | ISBN 10: 0061626856

    Ali Eterazís award-winning memoir reveals the searing spiritual story of growing up in Pakistan under the specter of militant Islamic fundamentalism and then overcoming the culture shock of emigrating to the United States.   A gripping me ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power by Tariq Ali
    The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power - by Tariq Ali

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847393746 | ISBN 10: 1847393748

    Pakistan stands on the front line of the war against terror. Yet this long-time ally of the West, whose links with the US have caused enormous friction within the country, is in deepening crisis. As President Pervez Musharraf struggles to cling to po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River by Alice Albinia
    Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River - by Alice Albinia

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780719560057 | ISBN 10: 0719560055

    One of the largest rivers in the world, the Indus rises in the Tibetan mountains, flows west across northern India and south through Pakistan. For millennia it has been worshipped as a god; for centuries used as a tool of imperial expansion; today it ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pashtun Tales From the Pakistan-Afghan Border by Aisha Ahmad and Roger Boase
    Pashtun Tales From the Pakistan-Afghan Border - by Aisha Ahmad and Roger Boase

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780863566370 | ISBN 10: 0863566375

    These oral tales were collected in the tribal areas on the Pakistan-Afghan frontier, a region described as the last free place on earth. It was here that the caravan routes from Persia, India and China once converged.  With their blend of wit, f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deception: Pakistan, the United States and the Global Nuclear Weapons Conspiracy by Adrian Scott-Levy and Catherine Clark
    Deception: Pakistan, the United States and the Global Nuclear Weapons Conspiracy - by Adrian Scott-Levy and Catherine Clark

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843545354 | ISBN 10: 1843545357

    Deception reveals how Pakistan built a nuclear arsenal with US aid money and sold the technology to countries hostile to the West, while giving shelter to the resurgent Taliban and al-Qaeda.† It also reveals the much larger deception: how every Ameri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daughter of the East: An Autobiography by Benazir Bhutto
    Daughter of the East: An Autobiography - by Benazir Bhutto

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847390851 | ISBN 10: 1847390854

    Beautiful and charismatic, the daughter of one of Pakistan's most popular leaders - Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, hanged by General Zia in 1979 - Benazir Bhutto is not only the first woman to lead a post-colonial Muslim state, she achieved a status approachin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frontline Pakistan: The Path to Catastrophe and the Killing of Benazir Bhutto by Zahid Hussain
    Frontline Pakistan: The Path to Catastrophe and the Killing of Benazir Bhutto - by Zahid Hussain

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845118020 | ISBN 10: 1845118022

    Pakistan has been home to the world's most dangerous terrorists. Osama Bin Laden himself is believed to be hiding close to its border. After 9/11, Pakistan's military leader, General Pervez Musharraf, took an astonishing about-turn, and pledged his s ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Ear At His Heart: Reading My Father by Hanif Kureishi
    My Ear At His Heart: Reading My Father - by Hanif Kureishi

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780571224043 | ISBN 10: 0571224040

    Hanif Kureishi offers a remarkable insight into the birth of a writer - himself - through this memoir that conjures up a family story of how he found his own literary calling from the ashes of his father's attempts to be a writer. †The wellspring of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of the Nuclear Shadow by Smitu Kothari and Zia Mian (Editors)
    Out of the Nuclear Shadow - by Smitu Kothari and Zia Mian (Editors)

    £21.95   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781842770597 | ISBN 10: 1842770594

    Outraged conscience, careful arguement, poetry, political analysis - gathered here is the diversity of voices, traditions, approaches, that are weaving themselves into an anti-nuclear and peace movement in India and Pakistan.†In these essays, written ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Nukes: India, Pakistan and Global Nuclear Disarmament by Pratful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik
    New Nukes: India, Pakistan and Global Nuclear Disarmament - by Pratful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik

    £12.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781902669250 | ISBN 10: 1902669258

    The recent Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests brought nuclear proliferation and the terrible threat of nuclear war back to the world's centre stage. The south Asian nuclear moves have raised regional tensions, transformed Kashmir into a potentially n ... more

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