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Harris Khalique

NARRATIVE ARC: ROY’S REBELLION

NARRATIVE ARC: ROY’S REBELLION

There is a country and there is a country’s conscience. When we witness India going through times comparable with... Published Jun 24, 2018 07:06am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE ANGRY SCHOLAR

NARRATIVE ARC: THE ANGRY SCHOLAR

There is an old Arabic adage: The death of a scholar is the death of the world. Falling well within the tradition of... Published Jun 10, 2018 06:53am
NARRATIVE ARC: DEMOLISHING HISTORY

NARRATIVE ARC: DEMOLISHING HISTORY

Argentinean poet and writer Jorge Luis Borges had almost lost his eyesight in the latter years of his life. Once he... Published Jun 03, 2018 07:05am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE PAIN OF QUETTA

NARRATIVE ARC: THE PAIN OF QUETTA

After a three-hour delay in departure from Islamabad, it was a turbulent flight to Quetta. The faint-hearted ... Published May 13, 2018 07:20am
NARRATIVE ARC: A SEASON IN HELL

NARRATIVE ARC: A SEASON IN HELL

Even after centuries have passed, the charm and enigma of great verse from anywhere has the strength to move someone... Published May 06, 2018 07:05am
NARRATIVE ARC: BEWARE OF ART

NARRATIVE ARC: BEWARE OF ART

In Pakistan today, we face a renewed challenge to both freedom of inquiry and freedom of expression, coupled with a... Published Apr 22, 2018 07:20am
NARRATIVE ARC: BLOOD AND GRACE

NARRATIVE ARC: BLOOD AND GRACE

The poise, the grace, the detached analysis of the political trajectory of the country and the unique... Published Apr 15, 2018 06:28am
NARRATIVE ARC: WHITE IN THE FLAG

NARRATIVE ARC: WHITE IN THE FLAG

To the utter dismay of a few quintessential lamenters with liberal leanings in our midst, we were successful in... Published Apr 01, 2018 06:49am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE PAKHTUN TRAGEDY

NARRATIVE ARC: THE PAKHTUN TRAGEDY

It is perhaps their inherent sense of pride and overtly masculine demeanour that prevents the Pakhtun from crying ... Published Mar 25, 2018 06:15am
NARRATIVE ARC: COURTING AN EMPIRE

NARRATIVE ARC: COURTING AN EMPIRE

Paul Auster, one of my favourite American writers, says that we are ruled by the forces of chance and coincidence.... Published Mar 18, 2018 07:09am
NARRATIVE ARC: LETTERS AND LABOUR

NARRATIVE ARC: LETTERS AND LABOUR

With the passing of Jam Saqi an era comes to an end. During my undergraduate years in Karachi, I lived in a room ... Published Mar 11, 2018 06:56am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE MASTER POET

NARRATIVE ARC: THE MASTER POET

What an absolute delight it was to hear Adrian A. Husain read from his collection of sonnets, Italian Window, at a... Published Mar 04, 2018 07:04am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE EIGHTH SURMI

NARRATIVE ARC: THE EIGHTH SURMI

In the popular romances constituting the folklore of the Indus Valley, women are the real heroes. In these ... Published Feb 25, 2018 07:11am
NARRATIVE ARC: BREAKING THE SILENCE

NARRATIVE ARC: BREAKING THE SILENCE

Since being introduced to her at a rather early age, I have always felt proximity with Jamila Hashmi’s works of... Published Feb 11, 2018 06:38am