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COLUMN: THE AGE OF RAGE

In March, a man drove a car on to London’s Westminster Bridge, killing three and injuring one before fatally...
Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am

FICTION: SHALLOW GRAVES

Though written with sincerity, this novel is unable to dig deep enough
Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am

ESSAY: TRAVELLERS’ TALES

Part seven of the series exploring Pakistani Urdu writing over the past 70 years
Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am

NARRATIVE ARC: ANDERSON’S FROGS

Soon after I had witnessed people dying and killing for a new ethnicity being forged, a new nationalism being born, ...
Updated Apr 30, 2017 07:05am

Festival: Capital suggestions

While some of the discussions about language were tired, this year’s ILF redeemed itself with a focus on national
Updated Apr 25, 2017 11:38pm

FICTION: Wishful thinking

An economist imagines what Pakistan’s future could be if a revolution of thought began now
Updated Apr 25, 2017 11:46pm

COLUMN: Iqbal’s polarised legacy

Just two days ago, on April 21, began the eighth decade since the death of Pakistan’s national poet, Allama...
Updated Apr 25, 2017 11:44pm

NON-FICTION: THE WORLD THROUGH MY EYE

This book of personal essays is remarkably pioneering both in format and scope and defies straightforward categorisation
Updated Apr 25, 2017 11:59pm

The writer’s zone

I wrote and pronounced what I had written awful, wrote again, by hand, went out to do a little shopping, maybe to the
Published Apr 23, 2017 06:53am

NON-FICTION: Breaking the code

Mapping the history and future of the gene that defines who we are in a single book is not an easy task
Published Mar 12, 2017 07:25am

COLUMN: The intricacies of silence

Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib often questions the capacity of words to express thoughts, asking if silence ...
Updated Mar 16, 2017 07:30am