Owais Mughal According to the latest edition of the trivia book  Top 10 of Everything 2011 by Russell Ash, Pakistan has the 10th highest newspaper circulation in the world! We may not think of ourselves as newspaper reading people, but seems like newspapers do sell! There are several interesting records in the book, but the […]

Adil Najam This installment of excerpts from K.K. Aziz’s The Coffee House of Lahore (read book review by Raza Rumi, here) presents a portion of his profile of Zaheer Kashmiri (photo on right).  The book is organized as a series of these portraits of what Aziz calls the ‘habitués’ of the Lahore Coffee House. Earlier […]

From K.K. Aziz’s Coffee House: Lahore as it Used To Be

Posted on November 12, 2010
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Selected and Introduced by Adil Najam In this the first installment of excerpts from K.K. Aziz’s The Coffee House of Lahore (read book review by Raza Rumi, here) we have selected a passage that appears very early in the book and describes what Lahore used to look like around the time of partition. The vivid […]

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