Ramadan Readathon TBR

Ramadan Mubarak to all of the Muslims and Muslimas out there! May you have a beautiful and blessed month! This year I have decided to participate in a readathon event that is very near and dear to my heart, the Ramadan Readathon. I discovered it’s existence over on twitter with their Twitter page, and knew…

Review: Umrao Jan Ada

Umrao Jan Ada is a memoir for a Lucknawi courtesan and it was the very first true story that was ever written for Urdu literature. Culturally, I could not stop feeling extremely excited about finally being able to read this book. It touched on many parts of my Islamic heritage that brought back childhood memories…