On My Book
This segment introduces my recently published book– Constructing Pakistan: Foundational Texts and the Rise of Muslim National Identity 1857-1947. While I discuss the content of the book, part of my conversation is also about the process of publishing an academic book.
Ngugi wa Theong’o–Devil on the Cross: An Introduction
This segment introduces the main themes and issues related to the Kenyan author Ngugi Theong’o's highly acclaimed novel, Devil on the Cross.
Zee Edgell’s Time and the River
Qurratulain Hyder’s River of Fire
This segment introduces you to one of the greatest Urdu novels of twentieth century. Published in Urdu in 1958, Aag ka Darya [River of Fire] became an instant classic in Pakistan and India and since its translation by the author, it is now considered one of the most important postcolonial novels of our times.