Shehryar Fazli

Shehryar Fazli is a Pakistan-based political analyst and author. He was raised in Paris, Mauritius and Pakistan, educated in Canada and the US. He is the author of the novel Invitation (2011), which was the runner-up for the 2011 Edinburgh International Festival's first book award.  He can be reached via email at


Season of Saul

A review of the first volume of Zachary Leader's new biography of Saul Bellow....

The Assassin’s Challenge

How did Swat, Pakistan, come to be a place where an extremist could shoot a child in public at midday, and get away with it?...

Barbarism in Cultured Soil: Rushdie’s Great Pakistani Novel