• Patrons Enjoying a Late Night Bar Excursion
    Cartographies

    “More than once I’ve asked myself what type of writer I might have been, what type of works I might have written, if I hadn’t spent so many hours of my life in a bar, squandering my vital energy and saturating my senses.”

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  • Saadat Hasan Manto
    Manto: The Literary Voice of a Nation

    In this week’s Pakistan Unveiled Bina Shah profiles Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto, who faced obscenity charges in Pakistan during his lifetime. After decades of being marginalized, Manto’s work is now recognized as “the literary voice of a nation.”

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