About Mona Wahid

Mona Wahid holds a Bachelors Degree in Law and Political science. She runs a Facebook group called "Reader's Lounge" and is also the moderator of her Islamabad-based book club. Mona is an avid reader and a mother of 3.

EDUCATED BY TARA WESTOVER When a book remains on top of The New York Times bestseller list for weeks, and then comes highly recommended by none other than fellow bibliophile Bill Gates, you sit up and take notice. This memoir of the authors life, who was born as a Mormon and raised by survivalist parentsContinue reading

0
Share

Born a Crime By Trevor Noah – Book Review I had to really sit down and reflect on Born a crime by Trevor Noah, to absorb the depth of the pain behind the stories so lightly told. I had to put myself in his shoes and feel what this sense of not belonging felt like. TheContinue reading

0
Share

With its minimalist décor and unpretentious facade, you can easily miss Crema Café And Pasticceria in the bustling hub of restaurants at Beverly Centre, but the regulars at Crema swear by its quality and taste. With simple white and grey furnishing and lots of natural light seeping through the two glass walls, Crema makes forContinue reading

1
Share

Home Fire – A Novel by Kamila Shamsie Thirteen Reasons Why You Must Read Home Fire No pun intended, as I actually found 13 reasons why everyone should read this book. Kamila shamsie has really matured as an author in this book. The storyline is strong and intense. Characters are very well-researched with in-depth personalityContinue reading

0
Share

LESS IS MORE!  A Book Review Less is a story that makes us realize that more often than not, we expect the worst from people and also hold ourselves back because we have preconceived notions of how others see us. Once we are past those, our real persona shines through and we reach our trueContinue reading

0
Share

Shantaram By Gregory David Roberts The truth is, that we are all, every one of us, every atom, every galaxy, and every particle of matter in the universe, are moving towards God” –  Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram What happens when you start a very thick novel? You first get acquainted with the characters. Then youContinue reading

1
Share

    I picked up ‘Karachi, You’re Killing Me!’ thinking I was about to read a harrowing account of a female journalist living in Karachi; it turned out, instead, to be a surprisingly pleasant,  humorous, laugh-out-loud experience. Author Saba Imtiaz is a freelance journalist in Pakistan. Her work has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor,Continue reading

0
Share
Mushk, a production of Olomopolo was performed nationwide in Pakistan, this October. The show comprises of 2 characters, played by veteran Stage and TV actresses Sania Saeed and Nimra Bucha.  The play is a dialogue between an eccentric, proud and reclusive author, Sofia Noor (Nimra), and a seemingly candid and unvarnished journalist, Zoay Kabir (Sania),Continue reading
0
Share