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Shayan Naveed

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The former author has majored in Political Science and Media. She is a Film and History enthusiast who hopes to be a war reporter. Currently, she writes about socio-political issues. She can be reached at shayannaveed@thecorrespondent.pk

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With unprecedented amounts of time away from work, the global community found itself moving towards reading in an attempt to distract themselves from pressures...

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