Reading like a suspense thriller film, a novel effectively depicts the unscrupulous players — including politicians, governments
Former top bureaucrat Shahid Hamid’s memoirs are packed with anecdotes about the workings of the inner corridors of power...
Traditionally a rarity that only the elite enjoyed, shark fin soup suddenly fell within the reach of the general...
A beautifully written Urdu memoir is part personal history of a former bureaucrat and part analysis of Pakistan’s faultlines from
S.M. Shahid’s pen sketches provide insight into individuals who have enriched the non-political, non-religious, softer...
A recent action-filled and gripping novel revolving around Iraq’s biological weapons
is a stark reminder of the...
Ilhan Niaz’s latest book on the background dynamics of the British Raj provides valuable insights into today’s...
Two novelettes offer an empathetic portrayal of the brutal effects political environment and economic conditions
A nephew traces his uncle’s lost love in Turkey, some 40 years after his uncle’s death
Revisiting Iraq after more than five decades a former resident of Baghdad discovers nothing is as it was
Quite aside from the charming flavour of its original Urdu diction, a new novel succeeds in stirring a deep emotional
A polemical new book looks at the rise of the popularly elected dictator around the world
An English translation does justice to Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s deeply insightful novel
There’s room for improvement still in Pakistan Railways but at least the trains ran on time
Unlike congested, degenerating Murree, this unexplored town in Azad Jammu and Kashmir reminds you of the fresh air
Umerkot and its people capture what life is like in a quintessential rural town in the country.
An in-depth look at Jawaharlal Nehru’s accomplishments and failures
A small tribal village evolved into a modern global city in shockingly little time
Despite enormous opportunities, tourism trade and industry has not been developed in the region
Once a princely state, Bahawalpur can be reinvented as a truly royal tourist destination