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PU library book club organizes online event
PU library book club organizes online event

LAHORE: (Friday, September 17, 2021): Punjab University Library book club has organized online event to promote reading habit. The books of this month were “Gulistan by Saadi Shirazi” translated in Urdu by Qazi Sajjad Hussain and “Red Birds” written by Mohammed Hanif. The introductory talk on the book of the “Saadi” was presented by Dr Uzma Zareen Nazia, Assistant Professor, Department of Persian Language, Punjab University Oriental College. While presenting the main theme and style of the book, Dr Zareen beautifully explained the wisdom of Saadi Shirazi and its importance for our souls. The talk on the second book was presented by Mr Faisal Nazir, Assistant Professor, Department of English Language, University of Karachi. While presenting the theme of his book, he softly argued that to struggle with pessimism the only way is to remain optimistic. He also stressed the need to read literature like Gulistan-a-Saadi to keep one’s optimism alive.