A former US Senator’s account of Pakistan’s nuclear programme and his own role is self-serving and riddled with obvious
Flann O’Brien’s The Third Policeman is the first book I happened to read right after my mother died in Dallas ...
A postmodern spoof whodunnit novel is hilarious, erudite and full of clever wordplay
Tariq Ali’s book on the leader of the Russian Revolution is nuanced, scholarly and an intellectual labour of love
What is going on behind the closed doors of Trump’s White House?
Every poet is a dreamer. Rasa Chughtai was no different. But he led a life in which there were times when he dared ...
When John Ashbery died last summer, I was reminded of the novel he co-wrote with James Schuyler, A Nest of Ninnies,...
Former cricket administrator Arif Abbasi’s memoir has vast stores of information and anecdotes, but seems disjointed in
Imran Khan’s political journey is undoubtedly a subject that needs academic research, but facts cannot be cherry-picked
Whenever it seems impossible to make sense of the actions and events around me, I take refuge in the verse of Mir...
This collection of poetry is written for a younger audience with the intention of enabling readers to develop an
Putting to rest human assumptions about nature
January 18 is the 71st death anniversary of Kundal Lal Saigal, one of the subcontinent’s most iconic singers
Adam Zameenzad, the Pakistan-born author of six novels, passed away in Britain on Dec 4, 2017, at the age of 80. He...
A British Punjabi writer whose second book, The Year of the Runaways, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and who
US President Donald Trump is both a product of and canny exploiter of the fantasy-industrial complex
While it combines witty musings on identity, art, philosophy and linguistics, this debut novel is at heart a teenage
Looking westward has become such an ingrained mental habit for us that we tend to look in that direction even when ...
A candid and unapologetically feminist novel about three modern women offers humour and serious inspiration
Wajahat Masood writes what he thinks and makes no bones about it
Sixty-one years after Partition, a Pakistani travels to India with a desire to meet the man who killed his grandfather