This challenge is to encourage people to read books by South Asian Authors – South Asia being India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Please not that it does not include the Middle East! The books can be from any time period, contemporary or classic.
There are four different commitment levels: 3, 5, 7 or 10. There will be prizes. Find details here. I'm in with 10. I've opted for mostly YA but would love some adult title suggestions. Would love to have women writers or titles that address social justice themes so I can have crossover with the other challenges I'm participating in. Any suggestions? Are you joining in challenges in 2010.
My reading list:
The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar
The Space Between Us: A Novel by Thrity Umrigar
bitter sweets by Roopa Farooki
Indie Girl by Kavita Daswani
Ask Me No Questions by Marina Budhos
Shooting Khabul by N.H. Senzai
My recommended YA list:
Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger
Secret Keeper by Mitali Perkins
Skunk Girl by Sheba Karim
Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier
Sadika’s Way by Hina Haq
strike through= completed read.