You took away all the oceans and all the room. You gave me my shoe-size in earth with bars around it. Where did it get you? Nowhere. You left me my lips, and they shape words, even in silence. OSIP MANDELSTAM (1891-1938) Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam was a Russian poet and essayist who lived in Russia

Bitter Fruit by Saadat Hassan Manto- A Book Review

Bitter Fruit: The Best of Saadat Hassan Manto Edited and Translated by Khalid Hassan Penguin Books This anthology aims to bring to the reader the best of the works of Saadat Hassan Manto, the noted and mostly controversial Urdu writer who has not had a peer in terms of quality and prolific writing. Considered a… Continue reading Bitter Fruit by Saadat Hassan Manto- A Book Review