A convincingly argued treatise on the need to explore Muslim identity in the same ways that race, gender and citizenship have
Afrofuturism lets us see Black people at the centre of their own stories with all the vibrant shades of their humanity.
A Pakistani novel explores a young man’s evolving relationship to his faith, but its complexity is let down by its
Dismissing sci-fi and fantasy as low-brow or trashy isn't just a desi stance, although it might be more pronounced.
Studying the whole range of friendships that can exist between women felt a little bit like resistance.
A contemporary Pakistani adaptation of Pride and Prejudice works because of its attention to detail when it comes to
A dystopian novel imagines a future where a South Asian city is segregated along communal and caste lines
In her new novel, the author builds an engrossing world particularly for young adults, ingeniously incorporating
While the stoically suffering woman is embraced, the happy woman can’t even get a foot in the door.
History is mostly about men. Two well-produced books relish demolishing that characterisation
The film shows fully formed, multi-faceted female characters without feeling the need to bluntly monologue.
The first of a series of mystery novels set in 1920s Bombay is flawed, but also offers promise
The first of a four-part series builds an intricately grand and recognisable fantasy world, but buckles under the weight
An anthology of stories from around the world depicts djinns via different cultural lenses