Book Review: What it means to
be humans in the age of bewilderment
Yuval Noah Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century ( 21
Lessons for 21st Century price in Pakistan) is one of the most
thrilling, thought-provoking and brilliant books I’ve encountered in recent
years. It’s one of those books which are hard to categorise; you may think
of it as popular apocalypse literature or glorified self-help, or consider
it a serious book that meditates on the question of what it means to be
human in the age of bewilderment
by Yuval Noah Harari
Novels by three Pakistani
authors make it to BBC Top 100 Novels
Earlier this week, BBC unveiled the list of ‘100 Novels That Shaped Our
World’ and three Pakistani authors, Kamila Shamsie, Bapsi Sidhwa and
have made it to the list.
PM Imran Khan,
Mahathir Mohamad among Time’s 100 most influential people 2019
The list of 100 most influential people was unveiled on Wednesday in
four categories i.e pioneers, leaders, artists, icons and titans. PM Imran
Khan was named among the 100 most influential people in the category of
meeting Maryam Nawaz
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How Garcia Marquez
redefined Latin America?
When Gabriel García Márquez wrote One Hundred Years of Solitude, he
reimagined the genesis of his continent. That had real political impact
Reham Khan Book on
Reham Khan finally released her book after so much controversy, exactly
two weeks before general elections as many of her opponents had
Renowned Bangladeshi writer Shahzahan Bachchu shot dead Bachchu, the
owner of a publishing house 'Bishaka Prokashoni', had received multiple
death threats for his outspoken support to secularism. His publishing
house is located in Dhaka's Banglabazar area
The Pakistani author's book is making headlines across the globe
by Mohsin Hamid has made it to a number of international literary
awards, but this time the book has bagged an award!
Mohsin Hamid won the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2018 for his fourth
novel Exit West. The
awards were held in New York on April 10.
"Exit West is a novel
about migration and how the world is changing — and could change — and
how we are all migrants, and how we can find an optimistic future
together," Hamid said in his recorded acceptance speech at a ceremony.
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E
According to Bookmark Book Club, Man's Search for Meaning belongs
to a list of "the ten most influential books in the United States." At
the time of the author's death in 1997, the book had sold over 10
million copies and had been translated into 24 languages.
Disorder in John Green’s ‘Turtles All the Way Down’
John Green, No. 1 international best-selling author of “The Fault in Our
Stars,” released his newest novel “Turtles All the Way Down”. The book has
excellent writing, funny, nerdy banter and love stories.
In his memoir, titled The
Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic
Crisis, Davis talks in detail about his experience in Pakistan.
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on motherhood and spiritual wellbeing from Turkey’s leading author
As she plummeted into post-partum depression, Shafak looked to the
experiences of other prominent female writers.
Black Milk by Elif Shafak is now available in Pakistan (Buy Now)
The Silk Roads: a new
history of the world
The book consists of 25 chapters and moves chronologically from the earliest
civilisations in Central Asia to the Second Gulf War and touches, in
conclusion, on the current challenges facing what the West terms the ‘Middle
East’. Complex national, international and commercial histories, as well as
a maelstrom of religious and racial issues, are in constant interplay. Yet
it is never bewildering.
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Pakistan: A hard
Anatol Lieven writes in his new book, is "divided, disorganised,
economically backward, corrupt, violent, unjust, often savagely oppressive
towards the poor and women, and home to extremely dangerous forms of
extremism and terrorism".
Go Set a Watchman to Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
novels have afterlives that no author could anticipate. Go Set a Watchman
shakes the settled view of both an author and her novel. And, unless another
surprise for readers lies somewhere in her files, this publication
intensifies the regret that Harper Lee published so little. Low Priced Edition Rs 500