22 August, 2014 / Shawwal 25, 1435

Dawn Books And Authors

Review of Lenin's Kisses

Reviewed by Asif Farrukhi As far as opening scenes go, this one is captivating: “Look, in the middle of a sweltering...

Obituary: Iain Banks, 1954-2013

By Mahvesh Murad Iain Banks — AFP Finding that ratty old paperback of Iain Banks’ 1984 debut novel The Wasp Factory...

Review of Crewel

Reviewed by Mahvesh Murad It is thought that Crewel embroidery is at least a thousand years old. The origin of the...

Review of Ash in the Belly

Reviewed by Ghazal Zulfiqar A boy eating bread in a slum in Mumbai — AFP Harsh Mander’s new book, Ash in the Belly:...

Review of And the Mountains Echoed

Reviewed by Saima S. Hussain I don’t envy Khaled Hosseini. Really. I don’t. Just consider the immense pressure he...

Review of The Judiciary of Pakistan

Reviewed by Akhgar Anwar Awan An objective analysis of the events of the last 66 years clearly shows that political...

Review of From Dongri to Dubai

Reviewed by Haris Masood Zuberi India accuses Dawood Ibrahim of masterminding the 1993 bombings in Mumbai, which...

Review: Karachi: Our Stories in Our Words

After reading this collection, you may well find yourself stunned at the fact that any of the 18 million-odd residents are still alive and whole.