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Armchair Travels: Pakistan

Explore and discover Pakistan with these books.

Cookbooks

Rawji, Tahera and Hamida Suleman
Simply Indian: Sweet and Spicy Recipes from India, Pakistan and East Africa
TX724.5.I4 R39 2002x
The rich tastes of Indian food are maintained even with the simplified recipes and techniques shared in this cookbook.
 
Lowe, Diane and Mike Davidson
100 Best Balti Curries: Authentic Dishes from the Baltihouses
TX819.C9 L68 1994x
Balti curries are a Northern Pakistan cuisine, and this book provides all the information for how to prepare this dishes.
 

Travel Guides

 
Wilson, Paul
The Silk Roads: A Route & Planning Guide
DS4.8.W55 2003x
 

Memoirs

Alter, Stephen
Amritsar to Lahore: A Journey Across the India-Pakistan Border
DS414.2.A55 2001
A man describes his 1997 journey across the India and Pakistan border. Along the way, he interviews people from both countries and from all classes and casts.
 
Mai, Mukhtar with Marie-Thérèse Cuny
In the Name of Honor: A Memoir
HQ1745.5.Z75 M353 2006x
The inside story of a woman who was gang-raped in Pakistan, fought back and won, changing the course of women's rights in that country.
 
Mortenson, Greg and David Oliver Relin
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations -- One School at a Time
Read this story of a man who was cared for in a Pakistani village and showed his appreciation by building a school.
 
Musharraf, Pervez
In the Line of Fire: A Memoir
DS389.22.M87 A3 2006
This controversial book was written by Pakistan's military president.
 

Other Nonfiction

Cohen, Stephen P.
The Idea of Pakistan
DS376.9.C63 2004
The story of Pakistan, the reason for its creation, and its current political state.
 
Haqqani, Husain
Pakistan: Between Mosque and Military
JQ629.A38 C585 2005
A guide to understanding Pakistan, from a former advisor to three Pakistani prime ministers and a current professor of international relations at Boston University.
 

Updated:09/22/2009