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THE MAKING OF FAROOQ SATTAR

THE MAKING OF FAROOQ SATTAR

The chaotic political developments in Karachi over the past week seemed to indicate weakness and manipulation. Updated Nov 19, 2017 12:56pm
STUDIO: POTTER’S PARADISE

STUDIO: POTTER’S PARADISE

Sheherezade Alam’s home and workplace are beautifully integrated with an overriding presence of nature that imbues the
Published Nov 19, 2017 09:22am
KARACHI BIENNALE: BEYOND PLAUDITS

KARACHI BIENNALE: BEYOND PLAUDITS

Every successive generation brings new interpretations to previous evaluations and a reread of earlier commentaries
Published Nov 19, 2017 09:18am
CINEMA: XXV YEARS OF MALCOLM X

CINEMA: XXV YEARS OF MALCOLM X

Spike Lee’s masterful biopic about the iconic civil rights campaigner was released 25 years ago. It remains as relevant
Updated Nov 19, 2017 02:13pm
EPICURIOUS: LA’ VOILA’

EPICURIOUS: LA’ VOILA’

Anyone can cook these delicious French dishes without too much fiddle and fuss
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
ADVICE: AUNTIE AGNI

ADVICE: AUNTIE AGNI

‘I am interested in my former student, how should I approach her?’
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
X-SQUARE: DIGGING HOCKEY OUT OF A HOLE

X-SQUARE: DIGGING HOCKEY OUT OF A HOLE

There is hardly a chance of ‘regaining the lost glory’ ever on the hockey field, but we can still be competitive on the
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
FOOTBALL: FIELD OF DREAMS

FOOTBALL: FIELD OF DREAMS

A coaching and training programme is encouraging more and more young girls to take up football, to their evident delight
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
LOSING OUR MARBLE

LOSING OUR MARBLE

Today is the last day of the 10th Expo Pakistan which exhibits Pakistani export merchandise and services.
Updated Nov 12, 2017 10:11am
SOCIETY: OUT OF OUR HANDS

SOCIETY: OUT OF OUR HANDS

For Pakistanis the most visible showcase of the marble decline is in the once-booming handicrafts sector
Published Nov 12, 2017 07:05am
INTERVIEW: THE HAIR AFFAIR

INTERVIEW: THE HAIR AFFAIR

Ali Kazim’s hair installation at the Karachi Biennale won him the inaugural Art Prize. What was the thinking behind it
Published Nov 12, 2017 07:05am
COLUMN: HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL

COLUMN: HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL

Novel-writing is a desperate struggle against the community imposed by the world. It is a fight against so-called...
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
NON-FICTION: HISTORIES OF THE SELF

NON-FICTION: HISTORIES OF THE SELF

A personal record that gives a glimpse into those aspects of Pakistan’s history on which authorised texts tend to remain
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
NON-FICTION: THE NAKED NAWAB

NON-FICTION: THE NAKED NAWAB

A gorgeously produced coffee-table labour of love on nawabi cuisine enthrals with its anecdotes, history and recipes
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am
NARRATIVE ARC: THE FANON OF SINDH

NARRATIVE ARC: THE FANON OF SINDH

Frantz Fanon enjoys a special place in the minds and hearts of thinkers and activists belonging to the developing...
Published Nov 19, 2017 06:49am

COLUMN: A HERO OF OUR TIME

At another time in another place, a writer complained in the preface to his novel.
Updated Nov 13, 2017 11:47am
NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF PERSECUTION

NON-FICTION: A HISTORY OF PERSECUTION

Farahnaz Ispahani’s 2015 book, recently published in Pakistan, documents discrimination against religious minorities,
Published Nov 12, 2017 06:56am
ESSAY: THE ELIA PARADOX

ESSAY: THE ELIA PARADOX

In remembrance of the poet and scholar who lived and died a revolutionary anarchist
Published Nov 05, 2017 06:45am
NON-FICTION: THE EMPIRE WRITES BACK

NON-FICTION: THE EMPIRE WRITES BACK

A history of Pakistani English writing examines its origins and thematic interests from the 20th century onwards
Published Nov 05, 2017 06:45am
COLUMN: WALKING IN KARACHI

COLUMN: WALKING IN KARACHI

Recently I’ve been reading Lauren Elkin’s Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and...
Published Nov 05, 2017 06:45am