Saadat Hasan Manto: A Tribute

Posted on September 19, 2009
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Adnan Ahmad Saadat Hasan Manto, one of the greatest short story writers of the 20th century was born on May 11, 1912 in Ludhiana district of Indian Punjab. I could have referred to him as one of the greatest short story writers in Urdu but many would agree that given the depth and the quality [...]

Adnan Ahmad I finished reading Mohsin Hamids second novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist over the weekend. His first novel Moth Smoke captured my imagination quite vividly with several fascinating monologues in the novel and a theme that had everything to do with my generation and that age of mine. The author in between these two novels [...]

Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib: Andaaz-i-biyaN aur

Posted on June 1, 2007
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Adnan Ahmad hoi muddat ke Ghalib mar gaya par yaad aataa hai woh har ek baat pe kehna ke yooN hota to kia hota From time to time at these very pages of ATP, we have disussed national and international personalities that are larger than life, including poets like Faiz, Faraz, Qasmi, Munir Niazi and [...]