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Nadya Chishty-Mujahid

FICTION: ESCAPE AND NOSTALGIA

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

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

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

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

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

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
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