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Nadeem Aslam


Pakistan (1966 - )

Nadeem Aslam is a writer of Pakistani origin now living in the United Kingdom.
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel nominee (1994) : Season of the Rainbirds
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2004) : Maps for Lost Lovers
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2006) : Maps for Lost Lovers


Nadeem Aslam recommends
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In the Country of Men (2006)
Hisham Matar
"Exquisite . . . full of essential truths: the more you read the more you feel the childhood described in it is yours."
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The Collaborator (2011)
Mirza Waheed
"I loved it. The voice is lyrical, to match the beauty of Kashmir, and yet it is tinged with melancholy and grief, as is the story it tells."
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The Cloud Messenger (2011)
Aamer Hussein
"A thing of beauty..."
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The Sun That Rose from the Earth (2014)
Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
"Faruqi weaves history and illusion into one beautiful pattern."
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Friend of My Youth (2017)
Amit Chaudhuri
"Amit Chaudhuri is a master. This book is a hymn to a city, to our present and our past. In today's noisy world, his words provide a home wherein we can contemplate the essential things in life."

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