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Tariq Ali - Talks and Interviews

Book Club > Season 10 (Winter/Spring 2016)

Book Club: Monday 5 December 2016 (7 pm)

Subject:
Tariq Ali
Language: English


The Event

The evening will consist of several videos showing Tariq Ali being interviewed, giving talks and making strong points about a variety of literary and social issues.


Examples: (Some are excerpts, cut down due to their length):


1) Don Quixote, Islam and Europe

2) Syrian Disaster

3) Poetry: the Mirror of the World

4) Recital of "A Tree without Roots" by Ahsan Akbar

5) The Rotten Heart of Europe


And other snippets of great interest.


     


Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali:  (1943 - ) is a British Pakistani writer, journalist, and filmmaker. He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso (Spanish), and contributes to The Guardian, CounterPunch, and the London Review of Books. He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) in the University of Oxford.
He is the author of several books, including
a) Pakistan: Military Rule or People's Power (1970),
b) Can Pakistan Survive? The Death of a State (1991)
c) Pirates Of The Caribbean: Axis Of Hope (2006)
d) Conversations with Edward Said (2005)
e) Bush in Babylon (2003)
f) Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity (2002)
g) A Banker for All Seasons (2007)
h) The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power (2008)
i) The Obama Syndrome (2010)
j) The Extreme Centre: A Warning (2015)
(Consult Amazon for many more books).
He has also completed 5 novels under the title of The Islam Quintet. Here is the cover of 3 of them:


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