A Leaf Upon A Book by Anam Tariq | Book Review

A medley of 25 poems, holding something for everyone.


Anam Tariq 


One Point Six Technologies Pvt Ltd

Release date:

February 22nd, 2022

No of Pages:

Paperback, 76 Pages

The cover and title of the book is beautiful. I got the book and have been able to dive into the words, feeling them wrap around inside of me in such a soothing way. The writing style and the language used by the author is beautiful. I liked how the writing easily flowed and kept me captivated throughout the book. 

This collection has allowed me to look into my inner thoughts and feelings just as the author did. Her creative exploration and beautiful self descriptions are so inspiring in so many ways.

This book came just at the right time. In the midst of a world trying to push us to do more and work harder, sometimes we need to be reminded to “slow down” and be present. This book will encourage your heart and remind you to take time to stop and look around you. 

The author wonderfully portrays a spectrum of human experience through her writing. I would definitely recommend this book to the poetry lovers, you'll surely enjoy reading this!

About the Author

Anam Tariq did her M.A. in English from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India. Alongside being a poet, she aspires to have a career in the academic field and is currently teaching English part-time. Apart from poetry, she writes academic papers too. She tries to indite poetry which resonates with everyone. Her poems have appeared in three consecutive Women’s College Magazines (at AMU), poetry anthologies Going Off The Grid and India Without A Mask: The Poetics & Politics Of The Pandemic, INKochi Cultural eMagazine, The Punch Magazine, New Reader Magazine, The Alipore Post, on Live Wire and elsewhere. She has also won two 3rd prizes for her poetry in two Poetry Competitions held at AMU. When Anam is not prompting her imagination for verse, she is using it to envisage a world out of the contemporary novels that she loves to read!


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