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Nadya Chishty-Mujahid

FICTION: SHALLOW GRAVES

FICTION: SHALLOW GRAVES

Though written with sincerity, this novel is unable to dig deep enough Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am
NON-FICTION: No sign of a ceasefire

NON-FICTION: No sign of a ceasefire

From Ireland to Saudi Arabia, women continue to lose the battle for survival and dignity simply because of their gender Updated Mar 19, 2017 08:47am

FICTION: Life goes on

The death of a loved one can lead to appreciation of one’s own existence Published Jan 29, 2017 06:34am
Swan songs of the soul

Swan songs of the soul

Ruth Gilligan’s second novel centres on how narratives about common human emotions transcend all manner of cultural Published Nov 20, 2016 07:16am
Survival of the unprepared

Survival of the unprepared

Jenni Fagan’s latest novel is a chilling reminder of the fact that humans cannot contend with major natural disasters Published Nov 06, 2016 06:47am
The cultural icon

The cultural icon

This is the first time that a musician has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature — raising the question whether Published Oct 23, 2016 07:42am
The way we were

The way we were

Alys Faiz’s collection of essays sheds light a life filled with joy, turmoil, adventure, and of course, words Published Oct 09, 2016 07:31am
Darker days

Darker days

Chris Cleave’s latest work of fiction centres on London during WWII, with characters that are as gritty as they are Published Sep 18, 2016 07:03am
In the land of immortals

In the land of immortals

A Court of Mist and Fury picks up where A Court of Thorns and Roses left off, and packs an exciting punch Published Aug 28, 2016 07:24am
The saga continues

The saga continues

Familiar characters return in Archer’s delicious tale of espionage and aristocracy that spans the globe Published Aug 07, 2016 06:43am
Thoughts that linger

Thoughts that linger

An anthology presents some unfinished pieces of work by Attia Hosain that are no less brilliant than those published in Updated Jul 10, 2016 08:50am
A tale as old as time

A tale as old as time

A debut writer’s notable entry into the genre of Gothic fiction Published Jun 19, 2016 07:52am
The quest

The quest

Nazneen Sheikh’s latest novel is about a Buddha statue that seems to carry a curse which brings death and misery to Published May 15, 2016 08:04am
Once upon a country

Once upon a country

A chessboard analogy of politicians is an extended metaphor … Rifaat Hamid Ghani’s debut novel is a teaser that is not Published Apr 17, 2016 09:27am
Power and other monsters

Power and other monsters

Julian Barnes’s latest work is an absorbing fictional biography of the composer Shostakovich Published Apr 03, 2016 07:15am
Thrill of the chase

Thrill of the chase

Benyamin’s latest novel has its moments, but disappoints on many scores Published Mar 20, 2016 07:41am
A grim tale

A grim tale

Cecilia Ekbäck’s debut mystery novel is set in 1717 in Lapland, Sweden Updated Mar 07, 2016 01:07am
REVIEW: Winner takes it all

REVIEW: Winner takes it all

In Sky Key, the second novel in the Endgame series, the Players are competing for the purpose of surviving Published Jan 17, 2016 06:42am