NON-FICTION: THE POLITICS OF COVID-19

NON-FICTION: THE POLITICS OF COVID-19

Maverick philosopher Slavoj Zizek delves into the political, ideological and socio-economic aspects of the coronavirus pandemic
Published 01 Aug, 2021 07:05am
FICTION: FRY DOES THE ILIAD

FICTION: FRY DOES THE ILIAD

Retelling the story of the Trojan War would have been challenging for even the most highly trained of classicists, but Stephen Fry
Published 01 Aug, 2021 07:05am
COLUMN: WHAT’S IN A NAME

COLUMN: WHAT’S IN A NAME

Among the several new writers to receive prominent notices lately, the names of some of those accorded high acclaim...
Published 01 Aug, 2021 07:05am
FICTION: A LIFE IN SUSPENSION

FICTION: A LIFE IN SUSPENSION

Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest offering, an English translation of her Italian novelette, explores the raw, unfiltered musings...
Published 25 Jul, 2021 07:02am
NON-FICTION: THE MODERN-DAY GYPSY

NON-FICTION: THE MODERN-DAY GYPSY

A former Pakistani ambassador’s recollections and reminiscences make for good, often fascinating, reading for bot...
Published 25 Jul, 2021 07:02am
NON-FICTION: DETECTIVE IN THE DESERT

NON-FICTION: DETECTIVE IN THE DESERT

Salman Rashid looks at Thar beyond man-made borders, connecting the dots between personal observation and historical sources...
Updated 25 Jul, 2021 04:39pm
BOOKS IN BRIEF

BOOKS IN BRIEF

Straggling Through Fire: An Anthology of Proemistry Ghulam Murtaza Aatir As the author explains, this is not ...
Published 25 Jul, 2021 07:02am
COLUMN: UTOPIA IS NEVER LOST

COLUMN: UTOPIA IS NEVER LOST

From the late 19th century, humanity began to move faster than it ever had before in history towards specialisation...
Published 25 Jul, 2021 07:02am
FICTION: LOVE AND SPIES

FICTION: LOVE AND SPIES

Omar Shahid Hamid’s latest novel is yet another unputdownable thriller, spanning the murky waters of South Asian politics and a
Published 18 Jul, 2021 07:08am
NON-FICTION: MEET THE PARENTS

NON-FICTION: MEET THE PARENTS

Weaving in technology, travel, experiences and more, a rich memoir unpacks the immigrant experience and holds many lessons for
Published 18 Jul, 2021 07:08am
NON-FICTION: ENLIGHTENMENT IN A BOX

NON-FICTION: ENLIGHTENMENT IN A BOX

Mustafa Akyol’s latest book demonstrates that humanism and rationalism aren’t as alien to the Muslim tradition as many think, even
Published 11 Jul, 2021 03:30pm
FICTION: GUNS, GEMS AND HOTELS

FICTION: GUNS, GEMS AND HOTELS

Reading like a suspense thriller film, a novel effectively depicts the unscrupulous players — including politicians, governments
Published 11 Jul, 2021 03:33pm
ESSAY: THE FORGOTTEN FABULIST

ESSAY: THE FORGOTTEN FABULIST

Balwant Singh’s centennial birth anniversary prompts a revaluation of the oft-ignored Urdu and Hindi writer who never got his due
Published 11 Jul, 2021 03:28pm
COLUMN: CAUGHT BETWEEN TONGUES

COLUMN: CAUGHT BETWEEN TONGUES

Not long ago, in a recent mention of a collection of Sindhi tales — Pirani and Other Short Stories by Jamal Abro...
Published 11 Jul, 2021 03:24pm
BOOKS IN BRIEF

BOOKS IN BRIEF

Translating to ‘The Land of Socrates’, this account of travels across Greece takes in the architecture, the mythology, the museums
Published 11 Jul, 2021 03:21pm
NON-FICTION: THE FALL OF ABRAAJ

NON-FICTION: THE FALL OF ABRAAJ

In language easy to understand for laypersons, two Wall Street Journal reporters detail the rise and frauds of Arif Naqvi.
Updated 05 Jul, 2021 05:03pm
NON-FICTION: THE SKY IN HIS SIGHT

NON-FICTION: THE SKY IN HIS SIGHT

A cousin’s memoir delivers first-hand accounts of time spent with the era-defining modern Pakistani artist Sadequain
Published 04 Jul, 2021 06:28am