• January 19, 2018
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Books

  • Keeping Pakistan in focus
    Jan 17, 2018 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    German photographer Manolo Ty is capturing the essence of the country — one image at a time
  • A Hitchcockian plot
    Jan 17, 2018 Reviewed by Janet Maslin
    For hard-core aficionados of classic logical mysteries, this book includes some special delights
  • How Churchill replaced Chamberlain
    Jan 17, 2018 Reviewed by Richard Overy
    An engaging blow-by-blow account of the negotiations over Britain’s wartime leadership
  • Trailblazing feminists
    Jan 17, 2018 Reviewed by Wendy Moore
    From scientists to weapons testers to doctors — bringing to life the formidable female pioneers who helped win the war and the vote
  • Researchers discover shreds of paper bearing legible printing that survived three centuries underwater on sunken vessel
  • Award is handed out every year to a critically acclaimed writer ‘whose body of work helps us understand and interpret the human condition’
  • Man who’s pulling the plug on social media
    Jan 10, 2018 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    Cal Newport advocates a complete break form Facebook, Twitter and the like, and being smarter with our smartphones
  • Lives other than his own
    Jan 10, 2018 Reviewed by Claire Messud
    A retired classics professor in Berlin gets to know a group of African refugees
  • How to read more books in 2018
    Jan 04, 2018 Jessica Roy, Los Angeles Times
    Think of it less as a new year’s resolution, and more as a belated holiday gift to yourself
  • India, through the eyes of an Emirati
    Jan 03, 2018 By Ali Al Shouk, Staff Writer
    For nearly five decades, Abdullah Nasser Al Ameri has been travelling to India. He now offers a unique perspective on the country’s common bond with the UAE
  • The White Book by Han Kang review
    Jan 03, 2018 Reviewed by Deborah Levy
    The author of The Vegetarian has written a powerful autobiographical meditation on the life and death of a newborn sister
  • Two million steps through history
    Jan 03, 2018 Reviewed by Omar ShariffDeputy GCC/Middle East Editor
    At its heart, this very readable book is about the people McCarron encounters
  • The Quarrels of 1949
    Jan 03, 2018 Reviewed by Orville Schell
    A history of the pivotal year that set the course of Chinese-American relations
  • From memoirs to far-reaching fiction, novelists pick their favourite reads of the year
  • Best history books of 2017
    Dec 25, 2017 By Anthony Sattin
    How the Victorians acquainted us with our bodies, landmark studies of Stalin and the holocaust, and traitors laid bare
  • Best biographies of 2017
    Dec 25, 2017 By Tim Adams
    From rock’n’roll to Anthony Powell via a crop of memoirs, there’s something for everyone in the year’s life studies