Open Source with Christopher Lydon
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September 21, 2011
Ashis Nandy: on Pakistan’s latent “potentialities”
September 19, 2011
Rashid Rana’s Pakistan: a mini-version of the...
LAHORE — Rashid Rana is Pakistan’s prize entry in the global art scene. Images that contradict themselves on closer inspection are his signature work. In...|
September 14, 2011
Shafqat Amanat Ali: local, global, classical, pop
Click to listen to Chris’ conversation with Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan (26 minutes, 13 mb mp3) Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan is one of Pakistan’s superstar...|
September 13, 2011
Imtiaz Alam: So you want to be...
Click to listen to Chris’ conversation with Imtiaz Alam (14 minutes, 7 mb mp3) Saleem Shahzad on the cover of a report edited by Imtiaz...|
September 8, 2011
Kamil Khan Mumtaz: back from a modernist...
Click to listen to Chris’ conversation with Kamil Khan Mumtaz (30 minutes, 15 mb mp3) Kamil Khan Mumtaz, at home in Lahore LAHORE — Kamil...|
September 7, 2011
Salima Hashmi: in the worst of times,...
Click to listen to Chris’ conversation with Salima Hashmi (34 minutes, 17 mb mp3) Salima Hashmi with her father, the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz Speak...|
September 1, 2011
Zeb and Haniya: the healing charm of...
Click to listen to Chris’ conversation with Zeb Bangash and Haniya Aslam (40 minutes, 20 mb mp3) LAHORE — Zeb and Haniya could set you...|
August 31, 2011
Nadeem ul Haque: “the country that can...
Click to listen to Chris’ conversation with Nadeem ul Haque (15 minutes, 8 mb mp3) Nadeem ul Haque giving a talk at TedxLahore Nadeem ul...|
August 30, 2011
Salman Rashid: a Pakistani Travelogue, with Tears
Salman Rashid, adventurer and prolific author, had offered to guide our discovery tour of Pakistan — in the spirit of Kipling’s Kim and his lama,...|
August 25, 2011
Mohsin Hamid: on a “Pakistan-like” trend in...
LAHORE — Mohsin Hamid wrote the hair-raising novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist that will soon be a major motion picture directed by Mira Nair of “Monsoon Wedding”...|
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