Rehana Alam

FICTION: ORDINARY LIVES

FICTION: ORDINARY LIVES

A collection of Urdu short stories lifts the curtain and reveals for us the lives of ordinary people in India, especially its... Published 31 Mar, 2024 09:08am
NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE

NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE

Despite numerous shortcomings in terms of language, a meticulously researched book paints a comprehensive picture of the violence Published 17 Mar, 2024 08:25am
NON-FICTION: AN ODE TO A LOST CITY

NON-FICTION: AN ODE TO A LOST CITY

A new book gathers in one place important and interesting information on Karachi’s first planned neighbourhoods — Nazimabad... Published 14 Jan, 2024 08:59am
FICTION: SERENADE TO AFRICA

FICTION: SERENADE TO AFRICA

A well-planned, well-executed and easy-to-read debut Urdu novel about ambition and redemption spans from Karachi to Conakry Updated 31 Dec, 2023 08:49am
NON-FICTION: STORIES OF BELONGING

NON-FICTION: STORIES OF BELONGING

A collection of personal accounts of Sindhi Hindus, who had to uproot from their homeland after 1947 and replant themselves in... Updated 05 Nov, 2023 09:32am
FICTION: HUSBANDS AND WIVES

FICTION: HUSBANDS AND WIVES

The latest bestselling novel from a Canadian author comes across almost as a beach read, but it is a page-turner that provokes... Updated 11 Apr, 2023 11:01am
FICTION: THE PRECISION OF LANGUAGE

FICTION: THE PRECISION OF LANGUAGE

A much-praised novel by Katie Kitamura does not disappoint, its writing restrained, understated and subtle, yet packing a big Published 22 Jan, 2023 08:58am
FICTION: FIELDS OF SORROW

FICTION: FIELDS OF SORROW

A debut novel by a young Pakistani author is an eminently readable book about uncomfortable topics and a very good addition to Published 26 Jun, 2022 11:40am
FICTION: THE CASANOVA PRINCE

FICTION: THE CASANOVA PRINCE

An Urdu translation of a 1,100-year-old Japanese novel by a woman courtier, considered the first novel ever written, is a tale... Published 20 Feb, 2022 07:03am
FICTION: TOO HEAVY ON THE SERMONS

FICTION: TOO HEAVY ON THE SERMONS

A debut novel presenting itself as chick-lit is let down by the author’s inability to find her voice and her desire to Published 15 Mar, 2020 08:45am
Travel: The treasures of Sindh

Travel: The treasures of Sindh

It took just a five-day road trip to the interior to fall in love with the culture and heritage of Sindh Published 03 Jan, 2016 06:51am