Some of the books that I loved reading

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Raja Gidh by Bano Qudsia

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The Prophet by Khail Gibran

Jinnah of Pakistan by Stanely Wolpert

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Sufaid Jazeera by Nasim Hijazi

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

A Portrait of the Artist as Young man by James Joyce

Khanabadoush by Mustansir Hussain Tarar

The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

Chaltey ho tou Cheen ko Chalye by Ibn e Insha

Urdu ki Aakhri Kitaab by Ibn e Insha

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Pyar ka Pehla Shehar by Mustansir Hussain Tarar

Persuasion by Jane Austen

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

By The River Piedra I sat down and Wept by Paulo Coelho

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

….and some that I liked because they were different

The Davinci Code by Dan Brown

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen

Married to a Bedouin by Marguerite van Geldermalsen

The Five people you meet in heaven by Mitch Albom

A Sultan in Palermo by Tariq Ali

8 Responses to “Reads”

  1. Asma Says:

    READ – We should or you??

    Have you gone through Coelho’s Like the flowing river?? It’s a collection of numerous articles of his printed in papers and is the best … !

  2. zios Says:

    READ meaning what I have read and still remember:). Whenever I remember something I have gone through, I put it here.

    No I have not read ‘Like the flowing river’. Will try to get hold of it and read. Thanks Asma.

  3. Maryam Says:

    What about Gone with the wind ???

  4. Zios Says:

    Never finished it :-D..but still can put it in here :-P.

  5. seekingnoor Says:

    Maps for Lost Lovers by Nadeem Aslam and The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje I think are worthy of being considered for you to read. 🙂

  6. Zios Says:

    Seeking Noor…thanks..I will try to get hold of the ‘Maps’…as for The English Patient..I have seen the movie and it was UNIQUE experience…no words for it… :-). I am quite positive that book will be better as is the case usually.

  7. Anaa Says:

    Good selection..
    Read Awaz-E-Dost…it is a gem in the crown of urdu litreture..i bought it last year and read it so many times but i always find it fresh…

  8. Zios Says:

    Thanks Anna. I too liked Awaz e Dost and you are right it is one of good ones in urdu literature. The list here is only few that I read and still remember the names…every book leaves an impression on the reader and these ones , specially the first 3, left a deep mark 🙂

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