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Ammara Khan

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

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

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

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

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

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

Michael Cunningham’s latest collection demonstrates that imperfection extends into the realm of fantasy Published Sep 04, 2016 07:55am

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

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

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

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

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

REVIEW: Politics of love

Inspired by true events in anthropologist Margaret Mead’s life, Euphoria explores the dynamics of relationships Published Oct 04, 2015 06:37am