Sameirah Nasrin Ahsan

February 4, 2021
February 4, 2021

History, lost love, and the road not taken in Jodi Picoult’s latest novel

Jodi Picoult’s The Book of Two Ways (Ballantine Books, 2020) discusses with great candour the complexities of human choices, of love, regret, death, and other tumultuous complications that make up life.

December 24, 2020
December 24, 2020

The Hypocrisy of Marriage in South Asia

It is a truth universally acknowledged by her many fans that Jane Austen’s sharp wit, complex characters, subtle social reproach, and tantalising storytelling are almost unparalleled.