Nasir Abbas Nayyar

IN MEMORIAM: THE BOOK OF FAREWELLS

IN MEMORIAM: THE BOOK OF FAREWELLS

Asif Farrukhi, who passed away on June 1, was more than just a fiction writer, an essayist, a critic, a translator or a literary festival organiser. He was truly a giant of global literature... Published 07 Jun, 2020 06:55am
POETRY: SETTING THE STANDARD

POETRY: SETTING THE STANDARD

Syed Nomanul Haq meticulously turns a compiled version of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s collected works into a critical one and thus Published 15 Dec, 2019 09:21am
POETRY: REQUIEM FOR A DREAMER

POETRY: REQUIEM FOR A DREAMER

Suroor Barabankvi’s collected works make clear that the late poet was one who illuminated the personal as much as the Published 10 Mar, 2019 09:14am
ESSAY: THE FICTION OF NAIYER MASUD

ESSAY: THE FICTION OF NAIYER MASUD

Fiction’s most significant form appears when it creates grey areas and challenges black-and-white certainties Published 19 Aug, 2018 07:21am
FICTION: COLOURED IDENTITIES

FICTION: COLOURED IDENTITIES

A novel grapples with the crises of identities in multicultural America, but fails to flesh out its Pakistani characters Published 06 May, 2018 07:05am
Lahore in Urdu poetry

Lahore in Urdu poetry

Every metropolis seems to have been enshrined into two images. Published 07 Jan, 2018 01:11pm
FICTION: FORGOTTEN TREASURES

FICTION: FORGOTTEN TREASURES

Two collections of writing by towering figures of Urdu literature bring to light mostly forgotten short stories Published 24 Dec, 2017 07:03am