With a protagonist impossible not to like and enjoyably ranging across aspects of Karachi’s art, culture, landscape and
Francis Fukuyama revisits his own grandiose thesis about liberal democracy being the end point of humankind’s political
Silence can also be eloquent and have its own lifecycles in poetry
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Altaf-i-Sahafat Dr Tahir Masood A tribute to veteran journalist, editor and publisher Altaf Hasan Qureshi, the book
Given the circumstances, the fact that the 10th edition of the KLF took place is an achievement in itself.
Nadeem Farooq Paracha’s latest book encapsulates the pivotal events that have shaped present Pakistani society
Suroor Barabankvi’s collected works make clear that the late poet was one who illuminated the personal as much as the
I’ve just returned from my first Lahore Literary Festival (LLF), having previously attended four in Karachi since...
Despite shortcomings in its programming and attendance this year, the Lahore Literary Festival is a welcome blessing in
An incredibly endearing Young Adult novel with a sweet, sad, hopeful heart deals sensitively with Islamophobia and
Compiled by his daughter, a book brings together the best of the towering intellectual’s essays on his land, his people
I arrived at Chennai airport from Dubai early on a mid-January morning to be greeted at immigration by a smiling...
An exhaustively researched account that highlights the role of Pakistan’s military in global peacekeeping efforts, with
Undeniably one of the most powerful voices to have graced the world of Urdu, Zehra Nigah’s latest offering reinforces
A morbidly funny modern noir combines family saga, quirky crime thriller and dark comedy, but is also a sharply incisive
A stimulating finale to a trilogy on humans past, present and future meditates on what it means to be human in the age
In a year of relentlessly pursuing good novels, some of the most interesting and amazing novels I read came,...
A contemporary Pakistani adaptation of Pride and Prejudice works because of its attention to detail when it comes to
A good source for understanding the Indian perspective and narrative on important Indo-Pak issues, a research book falls
A fan’s exploration of the life and career of the iconic cinema superstar