Soonha Abro

Before I go

A YA debut novel that has an interesting premise, but is left lagging due to various reasons Published Nov 06, 2016 06:47am

We are all the same

Anne Tyler’s latest novel A Spool of Blue Thread is an engrossing read Updated Mar 07, 2016 01:08am

Call for enforcement of building laws

KARACHI: While earthquakes have low predictability, there is an urgent need that the government, media and civil... Published Feb 02, 2014 08:05am


How to get filthy rich in rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid With a self-help format, a second-person narrative and a... Updated Dec 31, 2013 10:28pm

Directed by the state

In Pakistan, cinema has been used to effectively control thinking, creative processes and suppress dissent. Updated Aug 02, 2013 12:33pm

Weekly Classics: V for Vendetta

Weaving only has his voice to assume the persona of V, both the man, as well as the idea, and he does it perfectly. Published Jul 26, 2013 05:34pm

Pittho’s World: A book review

The book’s main strength is its numerous characters, all of which act as a catalyst for the narrative to move forward. Updated Jul 06, 2013 03:07pm

In Search of Fatima: A book review

The memoir's depth of human experience makes it an immensely moving and an unforgettable reading experience. Published Jun 08, 2013 01:43pm

Weekly Classics: Delhi 6

The issues it considers are intrinsically Indian; the norms and values it questions are inherently desi. Published May 31, 2013 12:29pm