This book analyses the growth of sectarian-based terrorist violence
in Pakistan, one of the Muslim majority states most affected by
sectarian violence, ever since it was established in 1947.Sectarian
violence among Muslims has emerged as a major global security problem
in recent years. The a..
This book historically maps and examines the evolving, contemporary
geostrategic and geopolitical imperatives of the United States within
Pakistan and the South Asian region, especially after September 11,
2001. It offers a detailed and theoretical account of the rapidly
changing context of ..
From No. 1 bestselling children’s author, David
Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by
the artistic genius Tony Ross. This is the story of a ten-year-old
orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth… Read all about it! Read all about it!
ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC! W..
Another hilarious and moving novel from David
Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in
the country. A story of prejudice and acceptance, funny lists and silly
words, this new book has all the hallmarks of David’s previous
bestsellers. Our hero Ben is bored bey..
A gripping portrayal of London's dark criminal underbelly, published in Penguin Classics with an introduction by Philip Horne.The
story of Oliver Twist - orphaned, and set upon by evil and adversity
from his first breath - shocked readers when it was published. After
running away from the work..
Salman once described Pakistan as a ‘poorly imagined country’.
Indeed, Pakistan has meant different things to different people since
its birth seventy years ago. Armed with nuclear weapons and dominated by
the military and militants, it is variously described around the world
In 1978, when Michael Hart’s controversial book The 100 was first
published, critics objected that Hart had the nerve not only to select
who he thought were the most influential people in history but also to
rank them according to their importance. Needless to say, the critics
were wrong, an..
"An exceptional account of the life of an exceptional woman, so talented and gone too soon. Savor is moving, heartbreaking, and defiantly hopeful."-Mohsin Hamid "A young chef whose dreams were cut short savors every last minute as she explores food and adventure, illness and mortality in Savor, an i..
There have been many political philosophies published throughout the time of literate man, but few have made such an impact in so few words as Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince. This eminently quotable treatise on the nature of rulers is unsettling in that it does not merely discuss the specific poli..
2005, Saleena Karim raised controversy when she proved that a famous
quote of M.A. Jinnah used in Chief Justice Munir's From Jinnah to Zia
(1979) was a fake. In this much-anticipated sequal to Secular Jinnah
(2005), the author provides an in-depth analysis of the 'Munir quote'
and its e..
Fouzia Saeed has given us a valuable socio-cultural interpretation of a
subject that was once touched upon and portrayed by Manto. Fouzia has
described the historic context of prostitution in the subcontinent in a
way that has never been done before. Going to the Shahi Mohalla has ..
This book explores
the post-9/11 relations between the US and Pakistan. The growing
divergence between Washington and Islamabad has taken an already uneasy
alliance to a point of estrangement. Yet, a complete breakup is not an
option. The underlying cause of the tension, within the partnersh..
Ranging from the fall of Singapore in 1942 to the assassination of
Mahatma Gandhi in 1948, this book provides a vivid behind-the-scenes
look at Britain’s decision to divest itself from the crown jewel of its
empire. The author, a leading authority on Indian history, paints
This is a comprehensive one-volume history of Pakistan, a country that
lies at the centre of the world’s strategic concerns. The book covers
contemporary crises in the perspective of the subcontinent’s ancient and
medieval history to explain how Muslim nationalism emerged and how the
advantage of hindsight, India and Pakistan have stumbled through one
crisis after another and have navigated their way through a process of
trial and error. Learning is a cognitive process and thus difficult to
quantify; however, its manifestations in the form of establishment of..
This book undertakes a comprehensive study of Pakistan’s judicial
history since Independence. It includes detailed discussion of the act,
lives, and judgments of significant Pakistani judges, with their
continuing effects on the life of the nation.One of the three
primary organs of the state..
analysis into the prevailing economic situation in Pakistan has three
distinguishing features. It is an exhaustive, analytical history of
economic development in Pakistan during the last seventy years; it
provides an explanation of Pakistan’s economic performance in the
Pakistan’s diversity and resilience have rarely figured in the
single-issue focus of recent literature on the country. This book
presents an alternate paradigm and a deeper understanding of the
country’s dynamics through an analysis of the Pakistan’s political,
economic, social, foreign poli..
since its independence in 1947, had to face tumultuous years for the
first four decades. Despite the many challenges, both internal and
external, the country was able to register a 6 percent average annual
growth rate during the first forty years of its existence. The country
The book critically examines the genesis, functioning, and causes of
the periodic breakdown of the democratic process of Pakistan. It offers a
concise, analytical statement on major subjects: Pakistan’s
constitution-making process, its political parties, the democratic
shifts, and its foreig..
Life and a dismal last name are the only two
things Beyah Grim's parents ever gave her. After carving her path all on
her own, Beyah is well on her way to bigger and better things, thanks
to no one but herself.With only two short months separating her
from the future she's built and the past..
When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles
Archer, she knows it isn’t love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so
far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles
have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires
are out in the open, they realize th..
Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day
before her scheduled cross country move. Their untimely attraction leads
them to spend Fallon’s last day in L.A. together, and her eventful life
becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel.
Over time and amidst the vari..
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover comes a novel that explores life after tragedy and the enduring spirit of love.When
Leeds meets Layla, he’s convinced he’ll spend the rest of his life with
her - until an unexpected attack leaves Layla fighting for her life.
After weeks ..
Colleen Hoover delivers a tour de force novel
about a troubled marriage and the one old forgotten promise that might
be able to save it.Quinn and Graham’s perfect love is threatened
by their imperfect marriage. The memories, mistakes, and secrets that
they have built up over the years are no..
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for
battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim.
Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood
he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows.While the
Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monste..
Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman
orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance
appears at his potential new school, followed by demon cheerleaders,
things quickly move from bad to worse.In this fourth installment
of the blockbuster series, time is running out as ..
It's not everyday you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human.But
when you're the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend
Annabeth is missing, a goddess is in chains and only five half-blood
heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster.Oh, and guess what? The..
The heroic son of Poseidon makes an
action-packed comeback in the second must-read installment of Rick
Riordan's amazing young readers series. Starring Percy Jackson, a "half
blood" whose mother is human and whose father is the God of the Sea,
Riordan's series combines cliffhanger adventure ..
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem
to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away
at boarding school is only getting worse - Percy could have sworn his
pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When
Percy's mom finds out, she knows..
The report of the
Hamoodur Rehman Commission of Inquiry into the 1971 War As Declassified
by the Government of Pakistan is more than just an investigation into
what happened in 1971 in East Pakistan. It is in fact the views of three
eminent Pakistani judges, Mr Justice Hamoodur Rehman, Chief..
word Islam means Peace, but for nearly 1,400 years its adherents have
waged war―frequently on the grandest and most successful scales in
history. This book introduces some of Islam's greatest military figures
and analyzes significant events that are shaping the modern world.
Gradually since 2003, Turkey's autocratic leader Recep Tayyip
Erdogan has sought to make Turkey a great power -- in the tradition of
past Turkish leaders from the late Ottoman sultans to Ataturk, the
founder of modern Turkey. Here the leading authority Soner Cagaptay,
author of The New Sulta..
A paw-some box set of the first ten Dog Man books by worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey.Dog
Man is the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!
This supa deluxe boxed set includes ten Dog Man books: Dog Man, Dog Man Unleashed, Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties, D..
Mohammad Ali Jinnah
has been both celebrated and reviled for his role in the Partition of
India, and the controversies surrounding his actions have only increased
since his death. Ishtiaq Ahmed places Jinnah's actions under intense
scrutiny to ascertain the Quaid-i-Azam's successes and failu..
This is the second
volume of a series of books by veteran journalist Najam Sethi on
Pakistan's sputtering journey under democracy from 1988 to 2021 after it
emerged from a stifling decade of autocracy under Z A Bhutto from
1972-1977 and ruthless dictatorship under General Zia ul Haq from 197..
Both Benazir Bhutto
and Nawaz Sharif didn't acquit themselves well in the "trial of
democracy" from 1988 to 1993. They did worse confronting the "dilemma of
democracy" from 1993-1999 - how an elected government can complete its
five year term and also provide a level playing field to the