Shahr-e-jaanaan: The City of the Beloved by Adeeba Talukder

Literary Fiction and Creative Nonfiction

"I fell captive to the spells of its stories--Scheherezade and her command over wild nights of imagination come to mind. Maybe it's the way Talukder manages to both evoke Urdu poetic tradition and create her own--these poems swoon with the restrained sensuality of the old world while dancing with the glittering passions of the new. Let yourself get caught up in this book's wondrous whorls and whirls--you won't regret it." --Tarfia Faizullah, author of Registers of Illuminated Villages and Seam From $8.49 SHOP NOW

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