Top Pakistani novelist says military seized Urdu versions of his book

Tuesday, 07 January 2020

Acclaimed Pakistani novelist Mohammed Hanif has accused the country’s powerful intelligence ......

Authors Atwood and Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” and Bernardine Evaristo’s “Girl, ......

New Atwood novel ‘The Testaments’ revisits dystopian world

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Margaret Atwood often gets asked if “The Testaments,” her sequel to “The ......

The books Khamenei loved but others shouldn’t read

Monday, 03 June 2019

“Tell me which books you read, and I’ll tell you who you are!” That was how the ......

‘Fire and Fury’ author to publish new tell-all on Trump

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Michael Wolff, whose tell-all about Donald Trump’s chaotic early days in the White House was ......

VIDEO: India’s tea seller who has authored 25 books says time management is key

Sunday, 30 December 2018

This is Laxman Rao, an author-cum-tea seller based in India’s capital city of New Delhi. ......

VIDEO: Pakistan’s old books bazar continues to attract writers, students

Friday, 28 December 2018

Writers, scholars and students have frequently visited this street bookstore in Anarkali market in ......

Book on Islam presents visually striking images of mosques around the world

Friday, 07 December 2018

From simple, open space surrounded walls of sunbaked brick of the bygone era to or recent ones that ......

Author of critical book ‘Is Egypt Really a Poor Country?’ held

Monday, 22 October 2018

Egyptian police on Sunday arrested economist Abdel Khalek Farouk after the publication of his book ......

The sanctity of paper and the story of Kindle

Friday, 05 October 2018

Fahad Shoqiran is a Saudi writer and researcher who also founded the Riyadh philosophers group. His writings have appeared in pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, Alarabiya.net, among others. He also blogs on philosophies, cultures and arts. He tweets @shoqiran.


The case for re-balancing, not re-writing, world history narrative

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it,” Winston Churchill once said. As a ......

Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Home Fire’ wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Pakistani-British writer Kamila Shamsie has won the international Women’s Prize for Fiction ......

VIDEO: Isobel Abulhoul on books, technology, Arab authors & literature festival

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

“What has been so incredible for me is how many world class speakers are also writers and ......

How publishers in India tap underage writers to book profits

Friday, 16 February 2018

Wealthy Indians are spending a small fortune to get their 9-16 year olds’ books published to ......

The secret behind popular beliefs

Thursday, 08 February 2018

Reem Al-Kamali is an Emirati author and journalist based in the UAE who specializes in history and literature. Her twitter handle is @reemalkamali.