Nadya Chishty-Mujahid

IN MEMORIAM: THE SONG OF THE BELOVED

Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winner Toni Morrison, who died August 5, allowed her imagination to boldly go where no Published Aug 18, 2019 07:16am

FICTION: GOTHIC SHADOWLANDS

The latest literary endeavour from a Pakistani author is a satisfying novella, two short stories and a narrative poem Published Jul 21, 2019 05:53am

FICTION: THE INDOMITABLE LAALE

A new novel about Bahadur Shah Zafar’s court and one of his concubines goes further than most popular historical fiction Published Jun 02, 2019 07:16am

FICTION: THE BLACK WATERS OF HISTORY

Uzma Aslam Khan’s latest novel can be a difficult read at times, but she deserves credit for her vast research and for Published May 12, 2019 07:02am

FICTION: THE NEXT BIG KARACHI NOVEL?

With a protagonist impossible not to like and enjoyably ranging across aspects of Karachi’s art, culture, landscape and Updated Mar 18, 2019 09:05am

FICTION: DISSOLVING IDENTITIES

Reissued after 40 years, a memoir-like novel still seems fresh and emotive, but its brevity cannot do justice to its Published Jan 13, 2019 07:23am

FICTION: TWIST IN THE TALE

In his entertaining latest collection of short stories, Sir Jeffrey Archer demonstrates he is not simply a gifted writer Published Oct 28, 2018 07:09am

FICTION: ESCAPE AND NOSTALGIA

A collection of Pakistani short stories in English is marked by its pitch-perfect writing and the empathy it brings Published Aug 05, 2018 07:28am

FICTION: SPECTRUM OF TALES

A new collection of short stories prioritises quality over quantity and the result is nothing short of heartwarming Published Jun 15, 2018 07:05am

FICTION: PLOTS, PALACES AND PROSE

A slim new novel comes across on occasion as almost Dickensian in its sweeping portrayal of social panorama Published Apr 29, 2018 07:16am

FICTION: FARAH AND HER SISTERS

British baking star Nadiya Hussain debuts with an original novel that is more substantial than the average beach read Published Apr 01, 2018 06:49am

FICTION: OF HUMAN BONDAGE

The last novel written by the grande dame of Urdu literature can now be savoured by an English-reading audience Published Dec 31, 2017 07:05am

FICTION: A HANDMAID’S TALE

Historical fiction, ostensibly about Lady Mountbatten, sidelines her for the story of her fictional secretary Published Oct 15, 2017 07:04am