PERSPECTIVES ON SOCIETY. CULTURE. IDEAS.
COVER: THE BLOOD OF TULIPS
In the woke of dramatic developments in India-held Jammu and Kashmir— the Indian government’s unilateral revocation of the 70-year special status of the disputed territory and the ensuing political chaos and crackdown there – Eos presents a recent essay by Srinagar-born author Mirza Waheed on the dichotomy of depictions of his homeland TRIBUTE: JOAN OF LAHORE
Kamran Asdar Ali on Joan Afzal, the Englishwoman who became a part of Pakistan’s left and the country’s politico history SPORTS: THE RISING BIRDIE
Mahoor Shahzad, the reigning national badminton champion, has become the first female Pakistani player to be ranked below 150 in world rankings BOOKS & AUTHORS: Zafar Ullah Poshni’s Prison Interlude. The Last Eyewitness Account of the Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case, Robert Glancy’s Unconditional, Moniza Alvi’s Blackbird, Bye Bye, Zaffar Kunial’s Us and Imtiaz Dharker’s Luck is the Hook; ALSO: Harris Khalique on MirTaqi Mir PLUS: Durriya Kazi on the Creative Subconscious, Nadeem F. Paracha on Decoding ‘Orientalism’, Undividing Art, Why Body-shaming Is More Than Skin Deep, Bismah Tirmizi’s Meat Fest, Zahrah Nasir’s Gardening, Auntie Agni and Static Cling
AND SO THE INTELLIGENT ICON
INSIGHT INTO ENTERTAINMENT. PERFORMING ARTS. STYLE. CELEBRITY.
STYLE: NIGHTMARE ON FASHION STREET
The stories of high-end designers delivering wedding orders late, wrong or even not at all, are the stuff nightmares about the big day are made of THE ICON REVIEWS: PAREY HUT LOVE AND SUPERSTAR
Our take on the two biggest film releases this Eid
PLUS: Review of Fast&Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, Napa’s Jashan Sawan Ka,
The Grapevine, The Tube and Patari Charts
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