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List of best books about Pakistan, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on Pakistan are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched Pakistan bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about Pakistan. If you're looking for a list of top books on Pakistan then you're in the right place.

List features books like Pakistan: Between Mosque And Military, Islamic contestations and more!

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Amitava Kumar and Bapsi Sidhwa are among the authors who have written books about Pakistan in their lifetime.

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Postcards from God is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Imtiaz Dharker

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The House of Bilqis: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Azhar Abidi
The House of Bilqis: A Novel is a book by Azhar Abidi.

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Pakistan: Between Mosque And M... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Husain Haqqani
Pakistan: Between Mosque And Military is a book by Husain Haqqani.

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Moth Smoke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Mohsin Hamid
Moth Smoke is a novel written by Mohsin Hamid, published in 2000. It tells the story of Darashikoh Shezad, a banker in Lahore, Pakistan, who loses his job, falls in love with his best friend's ...more

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The crow eaters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Bapsi Sidhwa

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In Other Rooms, Other Wonders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Daniyal Mueenuddin
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders is a collection of short stories written by Pakistani-American author Daniyal Mueenuddin, who has also worked as a journalist, lawyer and a businessman. His book ...more

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Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Suzanne Fisher Staples, Michael Cadnum
Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind is a 1989 novel by Suzanne Fisher Staples. It is narrated by a young girl who lives in the Cholistan Desert and centers on the story of her coming-of-age. It is ...more

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The Country at My Shoulder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan

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Haveli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Suzanne Fisher Staples
Haveli is a 1993 novel by Suzanne Fisher Staples. It is the sequel to the 1989 book, Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind, also by Suzanne Fisher Staples. Haveli shows the ups and downs of Shabanu's ...more

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Pakistani Bride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Bapsi Sidhwa

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In the Line of Fire: A Memoir is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Pervez Musharraf
In the Line of Fire: A Memoir is a book that was written by former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf and first published on September 25, 2006. The book contains a collection of Musharraf's ...more

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Amritsar to Lahore is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Stephen Alter

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Hoops of Fire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Aamer Hussein

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The Golden Peak is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Kathleen Jamie

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Black candle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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Kahani is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Aamer Hussein

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The Atomic Bazaar: Dispatches ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
William Langewiesche
The Atomic Bazaar: Dispatches from the Underground World of Nuclear Trafficking is a book by William Langewiesche.

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Islamic contestations is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Barbara Daly, Barbara D. Metcalf

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The United States and Pakistan... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan

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Class Structure and Economic G... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan

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The House of Djinn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Suzanne Fisher Staples

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Quest for Kim is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Peter Hopkirk

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Shame is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Salman Rushdie
Shame is Salman Rushdie's third novel, published in 1983. Like most of Rushdie's work, this book was written in the style of magic realism. It portrays the lives of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and ...more

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Among Muslims is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Kathleen Jamie

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Notes from My Travels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Pakistan
Angelina Jolie
Notes from My Travels is a collection of journal excerpts kept by actress Angelina Jolie in 2001-2002 detailing her experiences travelling to troubled Third World regions in her role as a ...more