A must-read biography of Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan pulls in material from both sides of the border to paint
The latest literary endeavour from a Pakistani author is a satisfying novella, two short stories and a narrative poem
A book expands the purpose of the art exhibition catalogue from a marketing tool and takes it into a discursive space
In November last year, during a session about literature and language at the International Islamic University in...
In Omar Shahid Hamid’s latest potboiler, games are being played, and not just on the cricket pitch
A book delves into the largely invisible phenomenon of transmen in India and attempts to highlight the discriminations
The importance of judicial commissions’ role in environmental protection is offset by the inadequacy of ad hoc solutions
In this age of mindless populism, narrow nationalism, renewed misogyny and personality cults, we stand sharply...
A translation of a French novel tells the tale of three characters separated by geography and social circumstances,
A fourth coffee-table book by an artist equally at home in poetry, prose, painting and music is deeply marked with
Richly illustrated and flawlessly written, the Mumbai-based Hecar Foundation’s Sindhnamah is a treasure trove on
There are several new books on Saadat Hassan Manto. Slowly and steadily, the pile keeps growing. Most are new ...
The 2nd Quetta Literary Festival was remarkable in particular for the quality of its audience, showcasing its political
The Quetta Literary Festival lived up to its hopeful tagline, discussing subjects ranging from the political to the
An invaluable resource provides an overview of where Sindh stands today, in any of the sectors related to its economy
Many years ago, in the bustling urban anarchy of Harvard Square, sprawled just outside the Harvard University ...
Celebrated Western scholar Juan Cole situates the birth of Islam in the middle of an apocalyptic showdown between Rome
An almost pre-adolescent high school take on the persecution of the vulnerable and on the gore, the greed and the
Peter Frankopan’s sequel to his bestseller is a breezy and compelling contemporary history combined with an insight
A Russian scholar’s exploration of the rule of four female heads of government in South Asia makes for fruitful reading
As we read in history, since ancient times the Indian subcontinent has attracted explorers and invaders to raid its...