Irfan Aslam

Nostalgic scent of old books

Nostalgic scent of old books

Old Anarkali’s Pratap Street left with two booksellers after closure of two dozen bookshops. Updated 14 Feb, 2021 08:08am
FICTION: THE CEREBRAL EXPERIENCE

FICTION: THE CEREBRAL EXPERIENCE

An English translation of Mirza Athar Baig’s surreal 2014 Urdu novel stays true to its source, bridging the gap betwe... Published 19 Apr, 2020 06:20am
FESTIVAL: PAMUK AND PERSEVERANCE

FESTIVAL: PAMUK AND PERSEVERANCE

Despite being forced to close early on all three days and the organisers’ efforts to keep the agenda apolitical... Published 01 Mar, 2020 07:05am
NON-FICTION: SILENCED HISTORIES

NON-FICTION: SILENCED HISTORIES

Revisiting 1971 in Bangladesh, Pakistan and India shows how people remember the conflict and how states influence those Published 05 Jan, 2020 09:10am
FEATURE: THE DAMMED BOOKS

FEATURE: THE DAMMED BOOKS

The ban on import of books from India is having a disastrous effect, not only on the business of bookshops, but also on Published 17 Nov, 2019 07:19am