The History Teacher of Lahore

31 October, 2023

Tahira Naqvi

The writer and translator Tahira Naqvi’s first novel, set in 1980s Lahore during the Zia-ul-Haq regime, follows a young history teacher’s journey into activism and weaves together an exploration of Urdu cultural traditions, military rule, resistance and sectarian violence.

Speaking Tiger, Rs 499, 248 pages