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
Many years ago, after becoming a father I proudly announced it to my friends. Someone close but senior in years...
The latest entry on the literary festival circuit is the Adab Festival which took place in Karachi from February 1 to 3.
A murder mystery and exploration of adolescence, fraught with uncertainty about one’s identity and sexuality, against
A French anthropologist argues that rising global urban unrest is mainly because of a waning of public trust
Much has been said about the difficulties one faces in translating poetry. Yes, it is a daunting task, particularly...
Shahrah-i-Khubaani Ke Musaafir Salman Rashid The travelogue author’s account — an Urdu translation of his book
A real-life tale about reinventing coffee works as a window into Yemeni culture and the crisis that it’s caught
Bollywood star Twinkle Khanna’s debut novel leaves much to be desired. While the story does have some quotable lines,
History through eight classical Urdu poets whose hearts remained ensconced in ‘Dilli’ even when they were forced to
Reality being a fiction that we apprehend in a combination of intertwined languages — which include scientific...
A tour de force for those unfamiliar with the extreme sport, a book about scaling the peak called The Ogre is also about
A slim new volume of Urdu poetry stitches together a tapestry of poetic forms and speaks in a contemporary diction
Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s latest novel embarks on an allegorical journey to deal with issues of religious interpretation
Eminent poet and feminist Fahmida Riaz was gentle and warm in demeanour and elegantly understated in appearance, but...
Pashaimaan Chahatein — Three Novels Aziz Aijaz Set in modern Pakistan, the titular tale tells of a cricket fan and the
Solitude, deep introspection and an existentialist sense of each passing moment set the accomplished author’s work
A debut novel traces the lives of four pampered Afghan sisters over four decades as well as that of a rebellious maid
The West’s Worst Fear Ali Ahmed In this socio-political comment on the “presence of Muslims which agitates the minds