It is never too late in life for many a things. Like falling in love. Or out of it. To get married. Or decide you have had enough and walk out of it. Itís never too late to say you are sorry to someone you have hurt. Or to turn to God and resolve to have faith in Him. Or decide that it is time to pick up the fractured pieces of your life and unify them to mould a stronger you. That is what Tehmina Durrani began doing a few years ago. And she is still sewing her life back together...

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Happy Things in Sorrow Times - Book Launch

Tehmina Durrani, writer, activist and artist launched her new book

Happy Things in Sorrow Times
at the Pakistan National Council of Arts in Islamabad Pakistan.

A story of Courage and endurance amidst the violence unleashed by terrosism, the book is Durraniís tribute to the brave people of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, from her own father hailed.
A gathering of diplomats and Pakistanís power elite packed the PNCA auditorium at the occasion.

Evolution of an Icon
Adnan Siddiqi - Newsweek
Durrani has been a pariah, declared an enemy by those closest to her, and she has braved violence and the threat of violence without surrender ...more

Tehmina Durrani in conversation with Sehyr Saigol
In 1991, Durraniís first book, her autobiographical expose of a Muslim womanís marriage to a feudal and political heavyweight, kicked off an uncomfortable debate about abuse ...more

Tehmina Durraniís Happy Things in Sorrow Times Launched
The book has been hailed by award winning author Khaled Ahmed who has likened it to Aliceís Adventures in Wonderland, the Lewis Carrol Classic ...more

Tehmina book explores the ravages of war
Fatima Mujtaba - DAWN
'In difficult times, for those living in war and conflict, it can become a challenge to be happy when bloodshed becomes the norm' ...more