Imtiaz Piracha

NON-FICTION: WHERE SHAHABNAMA LEFT OFF

NON-FICTION: WHERE SHAHABNAMA LEFT OFF

A beautifully written Urdu memoir is part personal history of a former bureaucrat and part analysis of Pakistan’s faultlines from Published 27 Sep, 2020 07:09am
NON-FICTION: THE STARS AROUND ME

NON-FICTION: THE STARS AROUND ME

S.M. Shahid’s pen sketches provide insight into individuals who have enriched the non-political, non-religious, softer... Published 14 Jun, 2020 06:16am
FICTION: ANTHRAX THRILLER

FICTION: ANTHRAX THRILLER

A recent action-filled and gripping novel revolving around Iraq’s biological weapons is a stark reminder of the... Published 22 Mar, 2020 06:49am
FICTION: SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

FICTION: SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

Two novelettes offer an empathetic portrayal of the brutal effects political environment and economic conditions Published 08 Sep, 2019 07:06am
FICTION: THE WONDER YEARS

FICTION: THE WONDER YEARS

Quite aside from the charming flavour of its original Urdu diction, a new novel succeeds in stirring a deep emotional Published 28 Apr, 2019 07:16am
FICTION: DREAMS AND DUST

FICTION: DREAMS AND DUST

An English translation does justice to Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s deeply insightful novel Published 13 May, 2018 07:20am
Travel: On track after a decade

Travel: On track after a decade

There’s room for improvement still in Pakistan Railways but at least the trains ran on time Updated 08 Jan, 2017 09:18am