A nuanced detailing of the tragedies and ordinariness of daily life on the Line of Control is also political commentary
A new collection of Punjabi short stories provides an opening to explore how Partition has lived on as an active memory
Reissued after 40 years, a memoir-like novel still seems fresh and emotive, but its brevity cannot do justice to its
In my last column I explored what happens to the five senses in a digital age via a reading of Mohsin Hamid’s Exit...
An English translation of a one-of-its-kind novel from Bhopal, once dubbed one of the ‘best untranslated novels’ in the
Cecelia Ahern’s collection of short stories has a great deal of whimsy, but is often too predictable and heavy-handed
Two books on the global superstar have recently been released, but only one of them gives you a real insight into the
There are oceans of writing in Urdu and Persian that haven’t been translated into other languages. A slew of...
M.A. Jinnah: The Outside View Muhammad Reza Kazimi The veteran historian, a retired professor of the University
Master novelist Haruki Murakami’s latest book, at its core, is about the melancholic nature of the creative process but
An exciting new book delves into the lives of the real, flesh-and-blood women who were indispensable to the formation
Daughters of the Sun: Empresses, Queens and Begums of the Mughal Empire is Ira Mukhoty’s startling insight into ...
They were born five years apart. Both Leos, both poets, prose writers, radicals. I had barely stopped mourning one...
Are people who need people really the luckiest people in the world? Not a chance, according to Lane Moore, author of...
A look at why young Christians, despite being descendants of the soil, feel themselves alienated from Pakistani society
Mandatory reading for practitioners of advertising and laypersons alike about an industry in turmoil
The struggles of a wife and mother of three when her husband decides to give up his corporate job and venture
A majestic debut novel by a longtime apprentice of writing is a devastating portrayal of malignant male sexuality and
Khalid Hosseini deviates from his usual style of fictional prose to offer a heartfelt tribute to refugees in the form
An evocative novel about the underprivileged and marginalised in Sindh reads like a vivid screenplay
A short, fidgety old man sporting a neatly trimmed grey beard and usually wearing a lounge suit with a cheerful tie,...