In Asif Farrukhi, Pakistan and the world of Urdu literature have lost an accomplished practitioner of wordcraft and a veritable one-man army for the...
Osman Haneef’s debut novel presents an intricate narrative that carries implications beyond the fate of its characters
Nature is generous as it takes little and returns much. Borrowed from nature, poetic images evince jamal or an inimitable exalted beauty
A glance at Hansan Manzar’s novelette Waba in the context of the current pandemic
A theoretical and philosophical backdrop of the current global pandemic
Some people read to escape reality, so what happens when the reality becomes so painful that the only diversion seems redundant
Afshan Shafi’s new work of poetry makes for a poignant read, one to be savoured leisurely over a course of time
With Saadat Hasan Manto’s 118th birthday passing on May 11, it seems like a perfect time to discuss an important facet of his legacy
A compilation of the works of one of the pioneers of Urdu print culture – Muhammadi Begum
In this exclusive interview, Aamer discusses his new book Zindagi se Pehle, the impetus to write in Urdu and translations of his work.