Annie Zaidi

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The Free Man

Ah, the joys of reading a diasporic story that’s not angsting itself silly over finding one’s roots

Flaunting the Write Look

In a world inundated with books, a female writer’s sexiness serves as a handy marketing tool. But, Annie Zaidi warns, this can prove counter-productive to a writer who wants to be taken seriously

A Mixed-Up Mills & Boon

The Harlequin formula is ‘hot boy falls for curvy girl and live fuzzily ever after’. Aastha Atray Banan’s attempt to bring in life after romance pops the glorious mirage that M&B entitles us to