Book Review: Salt and Saffron by Kamila Shamsie


Around The World For a Good Book selection for: Pakistan Author: Kamila Shamsie Title: Salt and Saffron Publication Info: Bloomsbury USA (2000) ISBN: 1582340935 Summary/Review: This contemporary novel tells the story of Aliya, a Pakistani woman of an aristocratic family who becomes reacquainted with family members – first in London and then in Karachi –…

Book Review: Outposts by Simon Winchester


Author: Simon Winchester Title: Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire (2005, originally published 1984) Publication Info:D 4449(6) Harper Audio ISBN: 0060797185 Previously read by the same author: The Professor and the Madman Krakatoa The Meaning of Everything The Map That Changed the World A Crack in the Edge of the World…