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PU Library Book Club organizes introductory Talks
PU Library Book Club organizes introductory Talks


LAHORE: (Saturday, June 11, 2022): Punjab University Library Book Club arranged the book talk program. The two books of the month were “Munh wal Kaaba Shareef (Safar Nama Hajj)” by Mustansar Hussian Tarar and “Of Strangers and Bees: A Hayy Ibn Yaqzan tale” by Hamid Ismailov. Director PU Institute of Urdu Language and Literature Prof Dr Muhammad Kamran presented the talk on the Mustansar Hussain Tarar’s travelogue of Hajj. He narrated the literary style of the book and discussed about the personal and social remunerations of this sacred journey along with sharing his personal experiences of this visit in the recent past.

The introduction to the English translation of an Uzbek novel was presented by Assistant Professor PU Institute of English Studies Dr Shahzeb Khan. He described the main plot and literary style of the novel which was about wisdom and self-realization. PU Chief Librarian Dr Muhammad Haroon Usmani thanked the speakers and participants, especially a large number of online participants, for their lively contribution to the program.