Bina Shah
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Bina Shah

Bina Shah is a contemporary writer from Karachi, Pakistan, and has written four novels and two collections of short stories. Her humorous writing, political satire, and clear-eyed view of social issues have earned her critical praise and a devoted following amongst Pakistanis all over the world. With a bicultural upbringing, a childhood spent partly in the United States, and having studied at Wellesley College and Harvard University, Bina is in a perfect position to bridge Pakistan and America; her writing focuses on observing and interpreting the social, cultural, and religious forces that shape the world's most intriguing country, and making it understandable to a global audience.

She is a contributor to many international newspapers and magazines: the International New York Times, Al Jazeera, The World Post, The Guardian, Granta have all published her journalism and non-fiction. Her fiction has been published in Wasafiri, Critical Muslim, The Istanbul Review, Asian Cha, and Bengal Lights. Her most recent novel, Before She Sleeps, was published in August 2018 and received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, as well as coverage in The Atlantic and the New York Times as part of a growing trend of feminist dystopian fiction channeling the anger and anxiety of the #MeToo era.

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    • Before She Sleeps

    • A Novel
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    In modern, beautiful Green City, the capital of Southwest Asia, gender selection, war, and disease have brought the ratio of men to women to alarmingly low levels. The government uses terror and technology to control its people....

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    • A Season for Martyrs

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