An enthralling autobiography and some nostalgic memoirs

An enthralling autobiography and some nostalgic memoirs      ‘Barsabeel-e-Tazkira’ by Tauqir Ahmad Faiq      ‘YadoN ki Aaghosh” by Zubair Nabi Advocate   ‘Barsabeel-e-Tazkira’  Tauqir...

‘Adab-e-Latif’ and the Abbottabad memorabilia

‘Adab-e-Latif’ and the Abbottabad memorabilia  By Syed Afsar Sajid ‘Adab-e-Latif’ (January-February/March-April 2024) --Editor: MazharSalimMujoka ‘Jannat-e-Arzi Abbottabad’ – Author/Compiler: Muhammad JamilAbbasi   ‘Adab-e-Latif’ ‘Adab-e-Latfi’is a...

Book Review: Khalid Iqbal Yasir’s poetic assets

Khalid Iqbal Yasir’s poetic assets By Syed Afsar Sajid Titles: (1) ‘Mizaj’ -- (2) ‘Nafeeri’ -- (3) ‘Aarsi’ Khalid Iqbal Yasir is a reputed litterateur,...

Book Review: Two valued collections of modern Urdu verse

Two valued collections of modern Urdu verse By Syed Afsar Sajid ‘Ankh say aasmanjatahai’ by Tariq Naeem (480 pp) ‘Haikel’ by IqtidarJaved (176...

Book Review: The Pakistani Anglophone Literary Context

The Pakistani Anglophone Literary Context Syed Afsar Sajid Title: ‘the silhouette of voice’ Author: Hafsah Bashir Title: ‘Echoes and Imprints: Voices of Early Pakistani...

 Book Review: An apt socio-political study of Pakistan

An apt socio-political study of Pakistan Syed Afsar Sajid Title: ‘Pakistan --- Search for Stability’ (443 pp) Edited by: Maleeha Lodhi Published by: OUP Pakistan Maleeha Lodhi...

Book Review: Lonely Evenings of Islamabad and Corona

By Sajjad Shaukat Whenever any natural calamity or man-made disaster took place in Pakistan, without wasting time, the Custom officer Dr. Asif Mahmood...

Review of two new but valuable books

Syed AfsarSajid Title: Fikr-o-Khayal Author: Prof. Dr. Sh. Muhammad Iqbal Pages: 304 – Price: Rs.500/- Title: Deedban Compiler: Shahzad Beg Pages: 184 – Price: Rs.2,000/- Prof. Dr. Sh. Muhammad...

Book Review: Beyond Dates and Pomegranates

'Beyond Dates and Pomegranates' Syed Afsar Sajid Title: ‘Beyond Dates and Pomegranates --- An Epic Poem on the Life and Times of the Holy Prophet...

Book Review: Critical studies of South Asian Anglophone Fiction

Critical studies of South Asian Anglophone Fiction By Syed Afsar Sajid Title: ‘The State of Nation, Diasporic Predicaments & War Memories in Contemporary South Asian...

Book Review: Raziuddin Razi’s humorous columns

Raziuddin Razi’s humorous columns Syed Afsar Sajid 1. Title: ‘Column, KahaniyaN, Khakay’ Author: Raziuddin Razi Pages 136 – Price: Rs.500/- 2. Title: ‘Column Hotel Baba Kay’ Author: Raziuddin...

Book Review: An interesting miscellany of news

An interesting miscellany of news By Syed Afsar Sajid Title: ‘Pakistan’ Compiler: Muhammad Saeed Publisher: OUP, Karachi Pages: 564 – Price: Rs. 2500/- Muhammad Saeed is a veteran...

Book Review: Urdu Poetry –Translated and Original

Urdu Poetry –Translated and Original By Syed Afsar Sajid 1. ‘Beginning of Tomorrow’- (Urdu Poetry of Karamat Bukhari) Translated by: Amina Rizwan 2. ‘Charagh-e arzoo shab...

Book Review: Of history, memory, fiction, and education

1. ‘History, Memory, Fiction New Dimensions in Contemporary Pakistani and Kashmiri Writings’ 2. ‘Educational Leadership: Policies and Practices Voices from the Developing Countries’ Oxford University Press...

BOOK REVIEW: ‘South Asian Filmscapes — Transregional Encounters’

South Asian Filmscapes Syed Afsar Sajid Title: ‘South Asian Filmscapes --- Transregional Encounters’ Published by: Oxford University Press, Karachi Edited by: Elora Halim Chowdhury --- Esha...