A collection of Suroor Barabankvi’s lyrical and political poems is now available for a wider audience
BOOK REVIEW Who are the Earth’s mightiest heroes and what makes them so special, especially when they are together in their quest to save the...
Bhaskar Chattopadhyay’s novel, based on Satyajit Ray’s film, is written with flair and candour
A compilation of Zamurrad Malik’s works, in an attempt to introduce future generations to his spellbinding literary persona
Afiya S. Zia’s brilliant tome dismantles the academic fashionability of ‘Islamic feminism’ through a rigorous case study of Pakistan
Ahmed Sadaawi talks about his resolve to not leave Baghdad - the city that feeds his novels, and its multifaceted characters that appear in a...
Let the muses favour who they will. Their favour is a great riddle
In his autobiography, Dr Manzur Ejaz raises a number of questions about the history of political struggle in Pakistan
Urdu novelist Muhammad Asim Butt speaks about the habit of revising his drafts, his fixation with the walled city, dilemmas of a writer and...
A testimony to the ghazal’s strange and mystifying diversity.