Category Archives: Books on Karachi

Books published on Karachi.

Karachi Phantasmagoria

By Dr. Adnan Zuberi  Karachi Phantasmagoria by  Sir V S Naipaul a Nobel Laureate in Literature 2001. A chapter regarding Karachi from his book, Among the Believers:An Islamic Journey. It was 1986/87 and I was the student of Dow Medical … Continue reading

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The Immortal Characters of Karachi.

Karachi Ja Lafani Kirdar (Translation; Eminent Personalities of Karachi): by Gul Hassan Kalmati; This book contains the life sketches of nearly 25 great personalities belonging to Karachi, who had played their role in development and progress of this city. Though … Continue reading

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The Begum

The Begum: A Portrait of Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan Pakistan’s Pioneering First LadyDeepa Agarwal and Tahmina Aziz Ayub Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan was the wife of Pakistan’s first prime minister. She was born Irene Margaret Pant in Kumaon in the … Continue reading

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Pakistan Year Book 1949

BRANCH BANKING IN TWO YEARS OLD PAKISTAN. By Raju Jamil  THE 2nd PAKISTAN YEAR BOOK-1949 PAGES. THIS COULD BE THE OLDEST BOOK IN ANYONE’s POSSESSION. MY LATE MOTHER HAD MAINTAINED THIS IN MY FATHER’s LIBRARY SINCE 1949 THE YEAR I WAS … Continue reading

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Gold to Platinum 1981 to 2006

BOOKS ON KARACHI. Gold to Platinum 1981 to 2006 by Menin Rodrigues; Launched on Feast Day of St. Lawrence Church Karachi August 10 2016.  

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Khuda Ki Basti 1969

KHUDA KI BASTI… The Mother Of All Serials! (Telecast 50 Years Ago From PTV Karachi) By Raju Jamil …written by Late Shaukat Siddiqui, was the first ever novel to be translated into 11 languages…..This novel was also the first one … Continue reading

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The Origin and Evolution of St. Lawrence’s Parish

The Origin and Evolution of St Lawrence’s Parish, Karachi, Pakistan: The Garden Area with the Settlement of the Christian Community Kindle Edition by Oswin Mascarenhas  The Origin and Evolution of St. Lawrence’s Parish & the Garden Area is an account of the … Continue reading

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Karachi: Megacity of Our Times

Two hundred years from its founding as the port of Sindh and fifty years from its position as the only port of Pakistan, Karachi has an undisputed place in the economy of the country and in the affections of its … Continue reading

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Travel to Final Destiny: Anwar Motan

The above book published in 2018 by Former Karachian Mr. Anwar Motan (who now resides in Houston, Texas) gives an account of life in early Karachi. There are plenty of photos from Mr. Motan’s personal collection. To obtain a copy … Continue reading

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The Glorious Traditions of St. Patrick’s

Book on St. Patrick’s High School Karachi by Menin Rodrigues. in the Karachi the BOOK is available at English Boot House (EBH) stores in Saddar and Tariq Road  

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