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CollectionsYour library (566), Currently reading (2), All collections (566)

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TagsLatin America/Latinos (56), South Asia/South Asians (56), East Asia/East Asians (51), Young Adult (51), Children's books (50), Not Quite Reality (44), Non-Fiction (27), Pakistan/Pakistanis (21), American Literature (20), Middle East/North Africa (18) — see all tags

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About meI wear a lot of purple. I practice immigration law. I listen to music all the time. I have been a bookworm ever since I learned to read.

GroupsIndian Authors, Japanese Literature, Middle Eastern Literature

Favorite authorsLeila Ahmed, Ayad Akhtar, Isabel Allende, Julia Alvarez, Tahmima Anam, Nadeem Aslam, Francesca Lia Block, Ana Castillo, Lan Samantha Chang, Beverly Cleary, Junot Díaz, Neil Gaiman, Cristina Garcia, Mohsin Hamid, Mohammed Hanif, Ursula Hegi, Susanna Kaysen, Jhumpa Lahiri, Madeleine L'Engle, Bharati Mukherjee, Orhan Pamuk, Bapsi Sidhwa, Patti Smith, Cynthia Voigt, Banana Yoshimoto (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstores57th Street Books, Bookworks, Myopic Books, Powell's - Hyde Park, Seminary Co-op Bookstore, The Book Cellar, Women & Children First

Favorite librariesChicago Public Library - Sulzer Regional Library

Real nameHena Mansori

LocationUnited States

Account typepublic, year

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Member sinceMar 30, 2013

Currently readingBehind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo
The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk

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