Dawn Books And Authors

Review of Lenin's Kisses

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...

Published 01 Jul, 2013 12:39am
Review of Tell the Wolves I'm Home

Review of Tell the Wolves I'm Home

Reviewed by Mohsin Siddiqui The number of novels with a fantastic opening line and horrifically bad ...

Published 01 Jul, 2013 12:39am
Obituary: Iain Banks, 1954-2013

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...

Published 16 Jun, 2013 04:38pm
Review of Crewel

Review of Crewel

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

Published 16 Jun, 2013 04:38pm
Review of Ash in the Belly

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:...

Published 16 Jun, 2013 04:38pm
Review of And the Mountains Echoed

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...

Published 16 Jun, 2013 04:38pm
Review: A dictionary of Pashto idioms

Review: A dictionary of Pashto idioms

Reviewed by Sher Alam Shinwari The Pakhto Adabi Board recently accomplished the commendable task of compiling a...

Published 09 Jun, 2013 10:44am
Review of The Judiciary of Pakistan

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...

Published 09 Jun, 2013 10:44am
Review of From Dongri to Dubai

Review of From Dongri to Dubai

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

Published 09 Jun, 2013 10:44am
Review: Karachi: Our Stories in Our Words

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.

Published 02 Jun, 2013 10:24am