Book Reviews

Hybrid Tapestries: The Development of Pakistani Literature in English
by Muneeza Shamsie
Oxford University Press (OUP) Pakistan 2017, 676pp

Reviewed by: Prof. Cara Cilano, Michigan State University
6 December 2017

The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan
by Aqil Shah
Harvard University Press 2014, 416pp

Reviewed by: Prof. Tariq Rahman 
12 October 2017

The Pathan Unarmed: Opposition and Memory in the North West Frontier
by Mukulika Banerjee
Oxford University Press 2001, 238pp

Reviewed by: Prof. Charles Lindholm, Boston University
20 January 2017

Secularising Islamists?: Jama’at-e-Islami and Jama’at-ud-Da’wa in Urban Pakistan
by Humeira Iqtidar
University of Chicago Press 2011, 232pp

Reviewed by: Prof. Asad Ahmed, Harvard University


Muslim Zion: Pakistan as a Political Idea
by Faisal Devji
Harvard University Press 2014, 275pp

Reviewed by: Tariq Suleman, SOAS, University of London

The Prisoner (Novel)
by Omar Shahid Hamid
Pan Macmillan 2013, 334pp

Reviewed by: Owen Bennet Jones



A New Perspective on Pakistan’s Perception in the World.
Article based on interview with Dr Farzana Shaikh,
Senior South Asia Fellow at Chatham House.

Report on Social Change in Pakistan, discussion with Arif Hasan
Sindhi translation of the report
Mr. Arif Hasan is a member of Advisory Board of Bloomsbury Pakistan.