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Austenistan is edited by Laaleen Sukhera, a Lahore-based communications consultant and media professional. She is a Contributing Editor for quarterly magazine Libas and the founder of the Jane Austen Society of Pakistan (JASP). Laaleen is currently working on a novel and a screenplay. This is her first book.
Nida Elley is a college teacher, writing coach, and freelance journalist based in Austin, Texas.
Saniyya Gauhar is a barrister and former editor of Blue Chip magazine. She is currently a freelance journalist based in Islamabad.
Mahlia Lone is the editor of Good Times magazine and based in Lahore.
Mishayl Naek is an economist and freelance journalist based in Karachi. She also runs the Yummy Mummy network which helps provide childcare facilities to Karachi-based mothers.
Sonya Rehman is a Lahore-based freelance journalist whose work has been published in publications including the Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, The Hindu, Rolling Stone and Forbes.
Gayathri Warnasuriya is a scientist and programme manager based in Amman. She holds a PhD from Dundee University in Toxicology and Molecular Biology.
Heiress Kamila Mughal is humiliated when her brother's best friend snubs her to marry a social climbing nobody from Islamabad. Roya discovers her fiancé has been cheating on her and ends up on a blind date on her wedding day. Beautiful young widow Begum Saira Qadir has mourned her husband, but is she finally ready to start following her own desires?
Inspired by Jane Austen and set in contemporary Pakistan, Austenistan is a collection of seven stories; romantic, uplifting, witty, and heartbreaking by turn, which pay homage to the world's favourite author in their own uniquely local way.
A piquant morsel at a time, this is Austen with garam masala
A fascinating look at the lives of young Pakistanis today - this is Jane Austen in Jimmy Choos
I smiled all the way through
Pakistan's love for Jane Austen could rival the Darcy-Elizabeth romance
A page-turner...a book every woman would enjoy reading