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NON-FICTION: WHAT LENIN DID AND WHY

NON-FICTION: WHAT LENIN DID AND WHY

Tariq Ali’s book on the leader of the Russian Revolution is nuanced, scholarly and an intellectual labour of love
Published Jan 14, 2018 09:23am
COLUMN: ALL BECAUSE ALICE WAS TIRED

COLUMN: ALL BECAUSE ALICE WAS TIRED

When John Ashbery died last summer, I was reminded of the novel he co-wrote with James Schuyler, A Nest of Ninnies,...
Updated Jan 14, 2018 06:42pm
NON-FICTION: JUST NOT CRICKET

NON-FICTION: JUST NOT CRICKET

Former cricket administrator Arif Abbasi’s memoir has vast stores of information and anecdotes, but seems disjointed in
Published Jan 21, 2018 07:03am
NON-FICTION: FALLING ON ITS OWN STUMPS

NON-FICTION: FALLING ON ITS OWN STUMPS

Imran Khan’s political journey is undoubtedly a subject that needs academic research, but facts cannot be cherry-picked
Published Jan 14, 2018 09:02am
NARRATIVE ARC: MIR AND MANTO

NARRATIVE ARC: MIR AND MANTO

Whenever it seems impossible to make sense of the actions and events around me, I take refuge in the verse of Mir...
Published Jan 21, 2018 07:03am
BOOKS IN BRIEF

BOOKS IN BRIEF

This collection of poetry is written for a younger audience with the intention of enabling readers to develop an
Published Jan 21, 2018 07:03am
ALEXI PICKS

ALEXI PICKS

A British Punjabi writer whose second book, The Year of the Runaways, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and who
Published Jan 14, 2018 08:47am
FICTION: LOVE AND LANGUAGE

FICTION: LOVE AND LANGUAGE

While it combines witty musings on identity, art, philosophy and linguistics, this debut novel is at heart a teenage
Published Jan 07, 2018 07:01am
COLUMN: STUDYING URDU IN JAPAN

COLUMN: STUDYING URDU IN JAPAN

Looking westward has become such an ingrained mental habit for us that we tend to look in that direction even when ...
Published Jan 07, 2018 07:01am
FICTION: WOMEN ON THE VERGE

FICTION: WOMEN ON THE VERGE

A candid and unapologetically feminist novel about three modern women offers humour and serious inspiration
Published Jan 07, 2018 07:01am
NON-FICTION: RELIVING MADNESS

NON-FICTION: RELIVING MADNESS

Sixty-one years after Partition, a Pakistani travels to India with a desire to meet the man who killed his grandfather
Published Jan 07, 2018 07:01am