A fascinating book looks at our relationship to language, especially language rooted in far-away soils...
A Buddhist monk explores the nature of solitude and why it is essential to preserving our fundamental humanity...
A book challenges our understanding of how people identified themselves before the advent of nation-states...
Litterateur Harold Bloom’s last book is a gift that his admirers and critics will relate to with equal respect...
An insightful writer contemplates knowledge that cultivates wisdom, as opposed to the mere accumulation of information
An Iranian philosopher ponders about existence and the difference between thinking and philosophy, among other things
A stimulating finale to a trilogy on humans past, present and future meditates on what it means to be human in the age
In a new novel, a young woman attempts to sleep away an entire year to get over her existential ennui
Humorous vignettes about a tyrannical and uninformed mother’s impact on a family
Martin Puchner’s painstakingly researched book examines the role of literature in shaping the world around us
Despite some omissions, Muhammad Umar Memon’s new anthology of translations provides an exemplary introduction
Alif Laila wa Laila was a collaborative effort, enlivened as much by its European and Indian translators as its original
Short stories from the Frenchman writing in Urdu explore literary truths about famous Pakistanis
An eye-opening memoir of a woman who took on the patriarchy to secure the rights of her country’s people
A collection of tales handed down from one generation to the next depicts the timelessness of the human experience