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A painterly discourse delves into the anxieties born out of a culture of self-projection and consumerism
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October 17 marks the bicentennial of the birth of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, who exerted a defining influence on Indian Muslim
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A debut fantasy novel draws readers into medieval Russia and manages to create empathy for women’s struggles
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A stark exposition of the conditions of women prisoners in Pakistan and a brave teenager’s remarkable personal struggle
An English translation of a well-known Urdu poet, novelist and short story writer’s autobiography captures
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A historical-materialistic approach analysing the Granth Sahib opens up new ways of reading the spiritual and cultural
A worthy sequel to a YA novel is heavier and darker than the first
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A new translation presents a fully restored and uncensored version of a classic about Russian women who enlisted
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