Articles by Emran Mian
Ziauddin Sardar's latest book touches on many of the most troubling questions at the heart of what it means to be a British Asian in the 21st century. But his blinkered adherence to the politics of...
The last half century has seen long-distance migration shift from an exceptional to a normal aspect of global life. As Eva Hoffman's latest novel shows, this new migration is a realm of more subtle...
The results of the Pakistani election mean there is a real chance that its competing power blocs could find a lasting accommodation via the constitution
Gordon Brown's new book "Courage" is a response to the death of his first child. He has transformed his suffering into a lesson
Prospect's Thomas Pynchon correspondent is battling his way through "Against the Day"—and recording the experience
Two works by progressive Muslims—a life of the Prophet and an analysis of Arab identity—reveal contrasting approaches to the history of Islam
Pervez Hoodbhoy's attack on Musharraf repeats the usual liberal pieties. Musharraf is not perfect, but a democratically elected leader may well be worse
Jonathan Franzen's memoir suffers from a lack of intensity and mundane source material. Another novel, please
The Discomfort Zone by Jonathan Franzen Fourth Estate, £16.99 Jonathan Franzen was not abused as a child. His family was not poor. He has not suffered from either alcoholism or drug addiction. Yet...