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London to Karachi: Mohammed Hanif on his homecoming to Pakistan

Mohammed Hanif

After living and working in London for more than a decade, I moved back to Pakistan just over a year ago – and soon realised that the Pakistan I knew had migrated elsewhere. Mainly to the front covers of the sombre current affairs magazines you find in posh dentists’ waiting rooms. The world’s media had reached a consensus that I had boarded a sinking ship. Time, Newsweek and the Economist have all written an obituary of Pakistan, some twice over. Continue reading

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Pakistan’s Writers in Demand

This interesting piece appeared in The Guardian.   Pakistan’s current chaos has meant that its writers are under the world’s microscope. We are reposting the article here for discussion-Admin

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By Sayeed Shah

Pakistani novelists writing in English – long overshadowed by literary giants from neighbouring India – are now winning attention and acclaim as their country sinks into violence and chaos. Continue reading

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