Book Launch: HERMITAGE-Reading and Conversation with Aamer at T2F

Fiction writer AAMER HUSSEIN is in Karachi for the publication of Hermitage (Ushba), his experimental new collection of stories, which intersperses moments of history, family memories, and retellings of classic parables with photographs and other images.

Here is a chance to hear him read from his new work, and talk to renowned critic Muneeza Shamsie and Asif Farrukhi about the new directions his fiction has taken, his love of short forms, and his attachment to the city of his birth.

About the Author:
Born in 1955 in Karachi, he moved in his teens to London, where he still lives. He is a frequent visitor to Karachi. Hermitage, his most recent collection and his first in nearly four years, is published this month in his native city.
Aamer Hussein is the author of several collections of stories, notably Cactus Town, The Blue Direction, Insomnia and The Swan’s Wife; a novella, Another Gulmohar Tree; and a novel, The Cloud Messenger. His Urdu fiction has appeared in Dunyazad, and he is a regular contributor to Dawn.

Event Name: Book Launch: HERMITAGE-Reading and Conversation with Aamer
Date: Wednesday, 12th September 2018
Time: 07:00PM – 08:30 PM
Venue: Faraar Gallery, The Second Floor (T2F)
Entry: Free, It’s your donations that keep us going!
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