“For my grandmother who perished in the Great Hunger, for my grandfather, who died because of the Land Reform; and for my uncle, whose youth the Viet Nam War consumed […]” I only had to
Ramadan Mubarak! Whilst we are all spending this month very differently to how we usually would, I hope you’re all continuing to experience, and take advantage of, the countless blessings that still reside within it.
The world is hardly the most relaxing place right now so, as ever, I find myself turning to books as a means of distraction as well as a means of seeking knowledge and positively engaging
Some of the questions I’m asked most frequently are ‘how do you read so much?’ and ‘how do I go about reading more?’ so I’m here to answer both questions and hopefully give you some
If this book sounds familiar, it may be because it was recently awarded the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction. (Technically, it was jointly awarded to Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman Other, and Margaret Atwood for
“I honestly don’t know how to express my shock and surprise, my joy. I am deeply, deeply honoured…” tweeted Turkish novelist Elif Shafak upon hearing the news that her latest novel “10 Minutes 38 Seconds
In 2018 I read more books than I had in any year before it and, whilst I didn’t enjoy them all equally, some were absolutely brilliant and a select few were not only brilliant but
Hikaayat is proud to collaborate with Tasnim Morrison, the human behind the Instagram account @reads.and.reveries… Tasnim will be posting regular book reviews on Hikaayat, so we caught up with the London-based bookstagrammer to find out