What drove a young man to endure burns and injure muscles while crafting 23 suits of armour, in addition to helmets, gauntlets and swords?
In the current political climate, Sacred Spaces serves as a stark reminder of the benevolent and tolerant face of Sufi Islam.
“My book is a personal act of resistance,” Samina Quraeshi.
Karachi’s culturally inclined residents were treated to readings and discussions on matters of literary interest at the city’s first Literature Festival.
“The Karachi Literature Festival will raise the profile of our many wonderful authors and help give them a place in the sun,” says Ameena Saiyid, Managing Director, OUP.
Saima Zaidi’s Mazaar, Bazaar is a fascinating journey through Pakistan’s rich pluralistic heritage.
Saad Haroon took on sacred cows like race, religion and gender in his stand-up act.
After the rip-roaring success of Chicago, Mamma Mia at times felt uninspired.
Durdana Soomro’s translation of Kishwar Naheed’s autobiography neither does justice to the latter’s dexterity as a writer, nor her strength as a feminist icon.
Seagull had all the right ingredients: famed playwright, acclaimed director and a powerful cast. But somehow it didn’t quite take off.