Suggested By: Najma Yusufi
Bookaholicanonymous is happy to bring to you a book listing by Najma Yusufi which is diverse and interesting. Take your pick…
Najma Yusufi is a film-maker and lecturer, and a descendant of the Afghan Durranis on her mother's side. She has also made films on the transgender community and the lawyers of Lucknow, India. She currently lives in Somerset with her partner and two daughters. Her debut novel is titled ‘Begums of Peshawar’. Najma lists some of her favourite books.
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
You see Mistry's skill as a writer on every page. The style of writing is so fine tuned.
Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga
This book is a fun read with engaging characters.
Macbeth by Shakespeare
The character of Lady Macbeth speaks to me so loud.
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
Albeit it’s a collection of short stories but they are very readable.
Poems of Carol Ann Duffy
I love her poems that often take the form of monologues.
Bookaholicanonymous thanks Najma Yusufi for sharing a list of her favourite books…