Saaz Aggarwal

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An Absent Memory of a Community

In her book, Sindh: Stories from a Vanished Homeland, Saaz Agarwal explores why the region continues to remain a collective blind spot of Partition, even for Sindhis who fled to India and then tried to erase it from memory. An extract:

Take Me Home

The sadness, confusion and fear one felt as a young child never does go away, realised Saaz Aggarwal as she walked the corridors of the boarding school that was once her ‘home’

I’m Not There

She is the author of many autobiographies, none of them her own. She’ll never win the Booker for no one will know the words are hers. The ghostwriter whooshes out of the cupboard to tell her side of the story.

Interrupted Faith

Ayaan Hirsi Ali once supported the fatwa on Salman Rushdie. Today, she believes that the notion that the US is attacking Islam is a conspiracy theory.

Diaspora Dissection

Five continents. Seventy five relatives. And an insightful journey, warts and all, to discover how we become the way we are.