Books Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin Paperback, 351 pages, Berkley, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleAyesha at LastAuthorUzma Jalaluddin Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A modern Muslim adaptation of Pride and Prejudice finds a reluctant teacher who would avoid an arranged marriage setting aside her literary ambitions before falling in love with her perpetually single cousin's infuriatingly conservative fiancé. Genres: Romance Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Ayesha at Last A few of the great books that our listeners recommend for summer reading. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption toggle caption Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR Code Switch Code Switch Book Club, Summer 2019 June 20, 2019 For this summer reading list, our listeners suggested a lot of great history, compelling fiction, a few memoirs — and Jane Austen, reimagined with brown people! Code Switch Book Club, Summer 2019 Listen · 26:07 26:07 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/733808217/734207798" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Review Book Reviews In 'Ayesha At Last,' A Take On Austen That's Sparky And Sensitive June 9, 2019 There have been an awful lot of South Asian adaptations of Pride and Prejudice recently, but Uzma Jalaluddin's tale of two Toronto Muslims — one conservative, one liberal — stands out beautifully.