Austenistan Two sisters attempt to use a 19th century novelist to outwit modern Pakistani restrictions on women. And a war reporter discovers the power of drawing room comedy to understand her own family. (And warning: This episode has explicit language.)
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Laaleen Sukhera and Mahlia Lone, founding members of the Jane Austen Society of Pakistan Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Two sisters attempt to use a 19th century novelist to outwit modern Pakistani restrictions on women. And a war reporter discovers the power of drawing room comedy to understand her own family.

Warning: This episode has explicit language.