Dr Naazir Mahmood

SPOTLIGHT: WHAT GODARD TEACHES US

SPOTLIGHT: WHAT GODARD TEACHES US

What is there to learn in Pakistan from the life and work of the late, celebrated French-Swiss film director Jean-Luc Godard? Published 23 Oct, 2022 07:17am
POETRY: NOTES FROM THE MARGINS

POETRY: NOTES FROM THE MARGINS

Salman Haider’s verses shine a glaring light on the repression that the state doesn’t want people to talk about Published 31 Jul, 2022 12:06pm
NON-FICTION: A NON-FEMINIST HEALER

NON-FICTION: A NON-FEMINIST HEALER

She has raised her voice against injustices to women, yet in the title of her book — Mujhe Feminist Na Kaho! — she literally Published 03 Jul, 2022 12:15pm
POETRY: WAITING FOR THE DAWN

POETRY: WAITING FOR THE DAWN

Activist Anis Haroon’s first book of Urdu poetry is interconnected with her earlier books of prose, and her life’s abiding... Published 06 Feb, 2022 07:04am
NON-FICTION: HOMELAND DREAMS

NON-FICTION: HOMELAND DREAMS

An excellent anthology of writers muses on what it means to be displaced from one’s origins and to be Sindhi outside in the... Published 14 Nov, 2021 07:13am
NON-FICTION: THE MURDER OF KNOWLEDGE

NON-FICTION: THE MURDER OF KNOWLEDGE

The Bodleian Libraries director writes a work of magisterial sweep to trace the history and motivations behind book-burning... Published 13 Jun, 2021 07:05am
ESSAY: TAJ JOYO AND HIS BOOKS

ESSAY: TAJ JOYO AND HIS BOOKS

With books on criticism, compilations, translations and even stories, Taj Joyo is a cultural icon more should know about... Published 17 Jan, 2021 06:55am
ESSAY: THE GLOW OF BURNING BOOKS

ESSAY: THE GLOW OF BURNING BOOKS

Despite his credentials as a conservative, religious scholar, Deputy Nazir Ahmad too fell victim to charges of blasphemy and... Published 09 Aug, 2020 06:42am
Eighty years of rebellion

Eighty years of rebellion

With over two dozen books to Kishwar Naheed's credit and half a dozen national and international awards, she is unquestionably one of the best-known names in Urdu column-writing and literature. Published 24 Jun, 2020 02:04am