I had the fortune of going to the Getty Center in LA a couple of weeks ago and was delighted to discover that the complete copy of Abu Yahya Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini (أبو یحیی زکریاء بن محمد القزویني) book of wonders is available online via the Getty Center. HisContinue Reading

Book Launch: Haris A. Durrani presents Technologies of the Self with Sahar Ullah Friday, April 15 at 6 – 7:15 PM McNally Jackson Bookstore, NYC RSVP via Facebook Haris A. Durrani talks with academic and fellow storyteller Sahar Ullah (Columbia University, Hijabi Monologues) about Muslims and Latinos in literature, genreContinue Reading

Interested in a good take on Sci-Fi by a Nigerian author? Check out the short story Discovering Time Travel By Suleiman Agbonkhianmen Buhari. “Then why do all the Quantum-Chronologists at the Arusha Institute still say time travel is impossible?” “It’s like dinosaurs and spheres.” “What?” “People around the world haveContinue Reading

  Tehran 2121 or Tehran 1500 is an animation short from Iran which envisions Iran in the year 2121 where robots live alongside people who are 150 years old or more. The year 2121 in the common era calendar is also the year 1500 in the Islamic Hijri calendar  TheContinue Reading