Between Clay and Dust: An Evening with Musharraf Ali Farooqi

Sunday, 20th May 2012 | 7:00 pm

Join us at T2F this Sunday for the launch of “Between Clay and Dust” by the acclaimed author, Musharraf Ali Farooqi.

Between Clay and DustMusharraf Ali Farooqi is an author, novelist and translator. On Sunday, May 20th, his new novel Between Clay and Dust published to critical acclaim by David Davidar’s Aleph Book Company, will be launched in Karachi. The event will feature an interactive session with the author and a book reading.

Copies of the book will be available at the event. For more information about the novel, and to read the latest reviews and author interviews, please join the Facebook page for “Between Clay and Dust”.

Farooqi’s second novel, “The Story of a Widow”, (2009) was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2010. His children’s fiction includes the picture book “The Cobbler’s Holiday Or Why Ants Don’t Wear Shoes” (2008), and the collection “The Amazing Moustaches of Mocchhander the Iron Man and Other Stories” (2011). He is the author of the critically acclaimed translations of Urdu classics, “The Adventures of Amir Hamza” (2007), the first book of a projected 24-volume magical fantasy epic, “Hoshruba: The Land and the Tilsm” (2009); Urdu writer Syed Muhammad Ashraf’s novella, “The Beast” (2010), and a selection of contemporary Urdu poet Afzal Ahmed Syed’s poetry “Rococo and Other Worlds” (2010: Wesleyan University Press Poetry Series).

Musharraf Ali Farooqi can be reached at and on Twitter @microMAF

Date: Sunday, 20th May, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
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Venue: PeaceNiche | T2F
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Seats are limited and will be available on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. No reservations.

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