Sahar Shehryar

FICTION: A READER SOLDIERS THROUGH

FICTION: A READER SOLDIERS THROUGH

Musharraf Ali Farooqi’s translation of an Urdu qissa is done with panache, but the joy of reading it in the original is unmatched Published 19 Jun, 2022 08:27am
FICTION: PRICKING THE BUBBLE

FICTION: PRICKING THE BUBBLE

In many ways, John le Carre’s swansong, Silverview, is an affirmation of his brilliance as one of the last great... Updated 24 Apr, 2022 02:08pm
NON-FICTION: MASTERCLASS ON WRITING

NON-FICTION: MASTERCLASS ON WRITING

George Saunders’s latest book, about the craft of writing, is a peek into what a classroom helmed by the award-winning writer... Published 05 Dec, 2021 07:01am
FICTION: LOOKING COLONIALISM IN THE EYE

FICTION: LOOKING COLONIALISM IN THE EYE

An important Australian novel, set in the gruesome world of Sydney in the 1700s, attempts to come to terms with the monstros... Published 21 Feb, 2021 07:03am
FICTION: DOING THE RIGHT THING

FICTION: DOING THE RIGHT THING

George Floyd’s death in May sparked global outrage and brought centre stage the prevailing systemic inequalities... Published 27 Sep, 2020 07:09am
NON-FICTION: DECONSTRUCTING MYTHS

NON-FICTION: DECONSTRUCTING MYTHS

A searing and unapologetic work challenges accepted social ‘truths’ of an increasingly polarised West and offers... Published 03 May, 2020 07:08am
NON-FICTION: ROY’S NEAR-FERAL HOWL

NON-FICTION: ROY’S NEAR-FERAL HOWL

Arundhati Roy is a fiction writer reacting to the world around her with facts, which is why her words have the effect Published 13 Oct, 2019 07:05am
FICTION: THE BOOK OF MEMORIES

FICTION: THE BOOK OF MEMORIES

A debut foray into adult fiction is like a force of nature, a testament to the power of words and masterful storytelling Published 01 Sep, 2019 07:27am
FICTION: STORIES FROM THE VEIL

FICTION: STORIES FROM THE VEIL

Scattered between tales of simplistic women and misogynistic men, some stories leap from the pages and leave an Published 05 May, 2019 06:49am