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Harris Khalique

NARRATIVE ARC: SIR SYED IN THE DOCK

NARRATIVE ARC: SIR SYED IN THE DOCK

As we approach the second birth centenary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, he is being criticised to the extent of being... Published Oct 08, 2017 06:38am
NARRATIVE ARC: MUDDLING THE LINES

NARRATIVE ARC: MUDDLING THE LINES

Art has the large embrace and inherent capacity to divulge complex emotions. It can rise above the mundane to make ... Published Oct 01, 2017 04:25am
NARRATIVE ARC: INTELLECTUAL OASES

NARRATIVE ARC: INTELLECTUAL OASES

We live in a society where for weeks, the headline news on television revolved around the patchy conjugal life of a... Published Sep 10, 2017 07:04am
NARRATIVE ARC: TRAIN INTO THE PAST

NARRATIVE ARC: TRAIN INTO THE PAST

“Faster than fairies, faster than witches/ Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches.” Robert Louis Stevenson’s... Published Sep 01, 2017 07:54am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE EGALITARIAN NAWAB

NARRATIVE ARC: THE EGALITARIAN NAWAB

The grey, but welcoming café and bar at the Institute of Education in London was a regular haunt of Professor Amin... Updated Aug 01, 2017 12:55pm
NARRATIVE ARC: REQUIEMS FOR PAIN

NARRATIVE ARC: REQUIEMS FOR PAIN

I could feel the weight of betrayal and loss, remorse and sadness, after watching The Wind That Shakes the Barley,... Published Jul 16, 2017 07:38am
NARRATIVE ARC: FAMILIAL KNOTS

NARRATIVE ARC: FAMILIAL KNOTS

When Faisal Buzdar first mentioned Ghachar Ghochar as a novel not to be missed, a couplet by Sufi Tabassum started... Published Jul 09, 2017 07:00am
NARRATIVE ARC: OUR UNITARY OBSESSIONS

NARRATIVE ARC: OUR UNITARY OBSESSIONS

If what was reported in this newspaper a few weeks ago regarding Mohsin Hamid speaking at an event in Lahore is... Published Jun 25, 2017 11:31pm
NARRATIVE ARC: THE MASTER WORDSMITH

NARRATIVE ARC: THE MASTER WORDSMITH

In our case where history is not taught in schools, it is through our great poets and fiction-writers that we become Updated May 28, 2017 07:10am
NARRATIVE ARC: CELEBRATING IGNORANCE

NARRATIVE ARC: CELEBRATING IGNORANCE

I took to the habit of underlining the text and scribbling in the margins while reading a book a little late in ... Updated May 07, 2017 10:33am