Books by Muhammad Umar Memon

SNAKE CATCHER by Naiyer Masud
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Masud's compelling, sometimes obscure stories do not always fully reward the reader's attention. But they're usually as hard to forget as they are to comprehend."
Cryptic suggestiveness dominates 11 stories gathered from three collections by the Indian author (who writes in Urdu) of Essence of Camphor (2000). Read full book review >
ESSENCE OF CAMPHOR by Naiyer Masud
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2000

"Wonderfully absorbing and rewarding: the work of a fully mature, highly accomplished artist."
The complex burdens imposed by memory and the intricacies of familial love and obligation are analyzed with breathtaking subtlety in this brilliant debut collection of seven tales, written in the Urdu language by an Indian-born writer, critic, and teacher. Read full book review >