Taha Ali

NON-FICTION: THE GEOMETRY OF DESIRE

NON-FICTION: THE GEOMETRY OF DESIRE

An American author provides a simplified introduction to French thinker Rene Girard’s compelling insights into human desire Published 25 Sep, 2022 12:00pm
THE GAME-CHANGING OVERSEAS VOTE

THE GAME-CHANGING OVERSEAS VOTE

Despite the misgivings of the opposition, overseas voting is now officially the law of the land in Pakistan. With one of the Updated 27 Feb, 2022 10:25am
NON-FICTION: SONGS OF THE DESERT

NON-FICTION: SONGS OF THE DESERT

An important documentation of popular Thari folk songs not only introduces the reader to their rustic beauty, but also... Published 03 Oct, 2021 07:11am
FICTION: CONFRONTING GHOSTS

FICTION: CONFRONTING GHOSTS

A taut and fast-paced debut novel shines a bright light on the marginalisation of the minority and poor communities of Pakistan... Published 11 Apr, 2021 07:08am
NON-FICTION: PROFILING GOD IN ISLAM

NON-FICTION: PROFILING GOD IN ISLAM

A scholarly Western study of God and His attributes, as delineated in the Quran and Hadith, is a surprisingly accessible read... Published 07 Mar, 2021 06:55am
THE BRIGHTER SIDE OF LOCKDOWN

THE BRIGHTER SIDE OF LOCKDOWN

Are bluer skies, cleaner air and waters, and resurgent wildlife a goal worth fighting for once the lockdowns ease up? Updated 17 May, 2020 04:55am
NON-FICTION: LOSING THE WORD

NON-FICTION: LOSING THE WORD

Karen Armstrong’s latest book is a grand tour of world religions, that develops her thesis that scripture is a way to Published 15 Mar, 2020 08:49am
NON-FICTION: THE CASE FOR TRAVEL

NON-FICTION: THE CASE FOR TRAVEL

An American and a Pakistani pen a book that brims with serendipity; the central message is along the lines of ‘if you Published 27 Oct, 2019 07:04am
NON-FICTION: FOR THE LOVE OF MOCHA

NON-FICTION: FOR THE LOVE OF MOCHA

A real-life tale about reinventing coffee works as a window into Yemeni culture and the crisis that it’s caught Published 03 Feb, 2019 08:32am
NON-FICTION: THE QURAN AND THE KORAN

NON-FICTION: THE QURAN AND THE KORAN

What does it mean to translate a majestic religious text into another language? A new book offers food for thought Published 03 Dec, 2017 07:08am