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Ammara Khan

FICTION: FOUR WAYS TO LIVE AND DIE

FICTION: FOUR WAYS TO LIVE AND DIE

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Paul Auster’s latest novel is his magnum opus, but is a dense and cerebral book Published Sep 24, 2017 06:42am
FICTION: HOME TRUTHS

FICTION: HOME TRUTHS

A tale of loss, grief and eventual redemption told from the perspective of a dislocated child Published Jul 16, 2017 07:38am
FICTION: Harsh realities

FICTION: Harsh realities

A family torn apart by war comes to realise that not all reunions have happy endings Updated Mar 19, 2017 08:39am
Bitingly logical

Bitingly logical

An insightful and entertaining collection of writings on life and the world at large Published Jan 08, 2017 08:58am
Gentle souls, harsh realities

Gentle souls, harsh realities

Two people who don’t quite fit the mould of their society and time find a kindred spirit in each other Published Dec 11, 2016 08:43am
Seeking the meaning of life

Seeking the meaning of life

A book that gives insight into the lives of the members of the existentialist school of thought Published Nov 27, 2016 07:12am
To make art

To make art

Molly Crabapple tells her story — the story of a creative mind inspired by the machinations of the modern world Updated Nov 13, 2016 11:45pm
To break free

To break free

Circling the Sun is about one woman’s life of fearless adventure and mercurial relationships Updated Oct 02, 2016 09:56am
Fairy tales for our times

Fairy tales for our times

Michael Cunningham’s latest collection demonstrates that imperfection extends into the realm of fantasy Published Sep 04, 2016 07:55am
One never really forgets

One never really forgets

Patrick Modiano has his protagonist walk the tortuous lanes of his memories, and the cobbled paths of Paris, to untangle Updated Jul 31, 2016 08:15am
An unusual alliance

An unusual alliance

Joyce Carol Oates’s latest novel is a story set on the cusp of scientific inquiry and personal agenda Published Jun 26, 2016 07:09am
Remembrance and reality

Remembrance and reality

J.M. Coetzee and Arabella Kurtz attempt to bridge the distance between narrative technique and psychotherapy Updated May 02, 2016 11:49pm
Web of deceit

Web of deceit

The last novel published before his death, Umberto Eco’s Numero Zero is a must-read Updated Mar 07, 2016 01:04am
REVIEW:Embers of history

REVIEW:Embers of history

Flood of Fire is not just a fictional account of the Opium Wars; it immerses the reader in a unique world Published Feb 21, 2016 07:11am