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Asif Farrukhi

ESSAY: A book lover’s paradise

A select list of fiction and non-fiction must-reads to curl up with over the Eid and summer holidays Published Jul 18, 2015 07:57am

ESSAY: For the love of literature

A list of must-read contemporary and classical novels, short stories and poetry to curl up with this summer Published Jul 13, 2015 12:35am

INTERVIEW: Canadian author Kim Echlin

“My experience is that when one aspect of a place is emphasised, for example the violence in Karachi, there is... Published Jun 14, 2015 07:05am

COMMENT: Basti and beyond

Asif Farrukhi’s comments on Intizar Husain’s work on the occasion Published Nov 02, 2014 06:27am

REVIEW: Seemiya-gaar by Salman Ansari

A STARTLING name introduces the first collection of poems from the pen of a mature poet making his debut without any... Published Sep 15, 2014 01:58pm

COLUMN: Alf Laila for children

WHEN reading The Arabian Nights you enter a wondrous realm. In story after story, magic rubs shoulders with bustling... Published Mar 23, 2014 07:56am

Nazm-i-Nigah

More of a private person than actually shy, she can be self-effacing. However, poet Zehra Nigah’s dexterous... Updated Jan 12, 2014 05:38pm

Column: Celebrating Alice Munro

A wide and disparate array of names was floating as likely candidates when this year’s Nobel Prize for literature... Published Nov 24, 2013 07:51am