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My top 10 books by Guleraana Mir

By: Eastern Eye Staff

“MY FIRST love was literature and I grew up reading novels. Here are 10 books, in no particular order, that have affected me in a profound way,” said Guleraana Mir. Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie: This is a story of where stories come from, and at the same time explores how Haroun and his father cope when Haroun’s moth­er leaves them for the neighbour. I love Rushdie’s use of Hindi words as names of characters and places al­luding to the idea of censorship and silence. Anything Rushdie writes is magical, but this one is extra special.…

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