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...
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Umera Ahmed’s latest novel is all about simplistic binaries and the rejection of the world in favour of the author’s
It was the second day of Eid; everyone was in a mood of celebration and all marketplaces, including the flowers shops...
Suroor Barabankvi’s collected works make clear that the late poet was one who illuminated the personal as much as the
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Fiction’s most significant form appears when it creates grey areas and challenges black-and-white certainties
A novel grapples with the crises of identities in multicultural America, but fails to flesh out its Pakistani characters
Every metropolis seems to have been enshrined into two images.
Two collections of writing by towering figures of Urdu literature bring to light mostly forgotten short stories