A debut novel set in Lahore and New York and focused on the plight of the marginalised in Pakistan shows future promise even...
Although marketed as a bicultural chick-lit endeavour, Hina Belitz’s sophomore novel is elegantly written and humorous.
A bi-cultural novel about two Egyptian sisters set in the post-Arab Spring world explores timeless issues of love and longing...
Stephen Fry’s entertaining follow-up book about Greek legends features heroes who have made a far more indelible name for the...
The new novel by S.K. Tremayne is another well-crafted and hugely enjoyable suspense thriller, which pulls you...
Despite some flaws, a debut novel charmingly depicts village life and growing up within it as a free spirit
Had it not won the Booker Prize, Bernardine Evaristo’s novel would still have entered the literary canon based on its
Sheheryar Sheikh’s sophomore novel is a thinly disguised fictional biopic that underscores the ugly side of power
Despite the author’s considerable linguistic ability and acerbic wit, a very odd type of nervousness pervades this
Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winner Toni Morrison, who died August 5, allowed her imagination to boldly go where no
The latest literary endeavour from a Pakistani author is a satisfying novella, two short stories and a narrative poem
A new novel about Bahadur Shah Zafar’s court and one of his concubines goes further than most popular historical fiction
Uzma Aslam Khan’s latest novel can be a difficult read at times, but she deserves credit for her vast research and for
With a protagonist impossible not to like and enjoyably ranging across aspects of Karachi’s art, culture, landscape and
Reissued after 40 years, a memoir-like novel still seems fresh and emotive, but its brevity cannot do justice to its
In his entertaining latest collection of short stories, Sir Jeffrey Archer demonstrates he is not simply a gifted writer
An anthology of translated Urdu short stories by brilliant wordsmiths that is a joy to read
A collection of Pakistani short stories in English is marked by its pitch-perfect writing and the empathy it brings
A tribute to an exceptional doyenne of Eastern classical music
A new collection of short stories prioritises quality over quantity and the result is nothing short of heartwarming