Human Conflict with Nature: Alarm Bell for the Demise of Our Modern Civilisation

Masood H. Kizilbash

In attempting to capture the significant rules of nature as applicable to humans, the author surmises that those civilisations that exceeded the limits of nature faced cataclysmic destinies. Examining the histories and geological and archaeological evidences of several early civilisations, he seeks to explain the conflict between humans and nature in the light of science, philosophy and human psychology.

Kulliyat-i-Sukhan: Asghar Mehdi Nazmi

Syed Sajjad Mehdi

With forewords by Dr Wazir Agha, Professor Mujtaba Hussain, Shabnam Romani, Syed Ehtesham Husain and Muslim Shameem, among others, this compilation of the late poet’s three books of verse — Khwaab Teray Khayal Ke [Dreams of Your Thoughts], Mauj Mauj Tashnagi [Waves of Thirst] and Saleeb-i-Dard [The Cross of Pain] — brings together approximately more than 500 ghazals, nazms and devotional poetry.

Published in Dawn, Books & Authors, January 10th, 2021

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