October 4, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

Pakistan: Of longing, laughter, love, literature, Lahore — II

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At the end of every session, the Q&A raised many a hand, and many a question. The audience’s interest in reading, literary discourses and questioning-the-guests was very interesting, not to say, surprising: The Daily Times

Ahmed Rashid, Amit Chaudhari and H M Naqvi made the panel of male writers on ‘the place of fiction in a non-fiction world’ where the discussion ranged from their personal experiences to many international names who have made the amalgamation of fiction and non-fiction an extravaganza of fun and knowledge. Michael Dwyer moderated the talk between the three very diverse writers who elaborated the challenges of keeping any writing interesting for the very discerning reader in a globalised arena of instant news, gratification and the ability to be bored very easily.

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