How the Suez war stripped a superpower of its status
A book that calls out for a greater exploration of a legend
In March, a man drove a car on to London’s Westminster Bridge, killing three and injuring one before fatally...
Though written with sincerity, this novel is unable to dig deep enough
Confessions that appear to have been undertaken for form’s sake
Part seven of the series exploring Pakistani Urdu writing over the past 70 years
Soon after I had witnessed people dying and killing for a new ethnicity being forged, a new nationalism being born, ...
While some of the discussions about language were tired, this year’s ILF redeemed itself with a focus on national
An economist imagines what Pakistan’s future could be if a revolution of thought began now
Just two days ago, on April 21, began the eighth decade since the death of Pakistan’s national poet, Allama...
Husain Haqqani’s book, while advocating pragmatism over ideology, glosses over important elements
As letters fly back and forth, a simple friendship turns obsessive
This book of personal essays is remarkably pioneering both in format and scope and defies straightforward categorisation
I wrote and pronounced what I had written awful, wrote again, by hand, went out to do a little shopping, maybe to the
Mapping the history and future of the gene that defines who we are in a single book is not an easy task
The life and times of a worthy politician from the perspective of his contemporaries
Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib often questions the capacity of words to express thoughts, asking if silence ...
A’ez Azizi (if he were alive), Mujahid Barelvi and Aslam Khwaja come across as three very different individuals...
Kudos for pulling off the LLF given the recent state of affairs, but more conversation is needed
The current political situation could be a catalyst in the rise of modern resistance literature
Here’s how to open with a bang. “It was the afternoon of my 81st birthday, and I was in bed with my catamite ...