Famous Pakistani Writers

Story Behind the Books and Author Selection

Being an aspirant, i take the responsivity to come up with most relative data vs absolute. All the famous Pakistani writers and books names were taken from the PPSC, FPSC and other provinces public service commissions past papers.

This is clear that some of the books were written by foreign writers about Pakistan and Islam are added in this article. As these books and authors questions are repeatedly asked in previous papers, so they were added with Pakistani writers.

Famous Pakistani Writers

BooksAuthors
Daughter of the EastBenazir Bhutto
The Myth of IndependenceZ.A. Bhutto
Great TragedyZ.A. Bhutto
My BrotherFatima Jinnah
Friends not MastersAyub Khan
My Feudal LordTehmina Durrani
A Case of Exploding MangoesMohammed Hanif
Moth SmokeMohsin Hamid
The Reluctant FundamentalistMohsin Hamid
How to Get Filthy Rich in
Rising Asia
Mohsin Hamid
Exit WestMohsin Hamid
Home FireKamila Shamsie
KartographyKamila Shamsie
 Ice Candy ManBapsi Sidhwa 
The Crow Eaters Bapsi Sidhwa 
Cracking India Bapsi Sidhwa 
Spirit of IslamSyed Ameer Ali
Kashf-al-MajoobHazrat Ali Hajveri
Pakistan the long viewLawrence Ziring
Pakistan in the twentieth centuryLawrence Ziring
The Ayub Khan eraLawrence Ziring
Jinnah of PakistanStanley Wolpert
Zulfi Bhutto of PakistanStanley Wolpert
A New History of IndiaStanley Wolpert
Jinnah, Creator of PakistanHector Bolitho
Jinnah: India, Partition,
Independence
Jaswant Singh
The Sole SpokesmanAyesha Jalal
The Struggle for PakistanAyesha Jalal
The Idea of PakistanStephen Philip Cohen
The Making of PakistanK.K. Aziz
Neither a Hawk Nor a DoveKhurshid Mahmud Kasuri
In the Line of FirePervez Musharraf
The Ethics of IslamSyed Ameer Ali
Lost Islamic History”Firas Alkhateeb
“Governing the UngovernableIshrat Hussain
Muhammad (SAW):
A Prophet for our time
Karen Armstrong
Pakistan between Mosque
and Military
Hussain Haqqani
Asar-us-SanadidSir Sayyid Ahmad Khan
The Truth Always PrevailsSadruddin Hashwani

A must read list of World famous books and authors for all competitive exams including CSS, PMS, and one paper FPSC, PPSC, SPSC, BPSC, KPPSC and NTS MCQs Question.

Urdu Novel Writers

A full list of most repeated books and authors questions from past papers.

Books NamesAuthors Names
AnarkaliSyed Imtiaz Ali Taj
Chacha ChakkanSyed Imtiaz Ali Taj
Qurtaba Ka QaziSyed Imtiaz Ali Taj
Hayat- e-JavedAltaf Hussain Hali
Hayat-e -SadiAltaf Hussain Hali
Yaad Gar e GhalibAltaf Hussain Hali
Musadas e HaliAltaf Hussain Hali
Ander SabhaAmant Lakhnvi
khushbuParveen Shakir
InkarParveen Shakir
Mah TmamParveen Shakir
Bazar e husanPremchand Munshi
Soz-e-Watan
(First Urdu Afsana)
Premchand Munshi
BewaahPremchand Munshi
Footpath Ki Ghaas Bano Qudsiya
Raja GidhBano Qudsiya
Tehzeeb-ul-AkhlaqSir Syed Ahmad Khan
Asrar-us-SanadidSir Syed Ahmad Khan
Asbab-i-Baghawat-e-HindSir Syed Ahmad Khan
Al-Khutbat al-AhmadiyaSir Syed Ahmad Khan
Dunya Goal haiIbn e Insha
Awarah Gard Ki DiaryIbn e Insha
Chalte Ho To Cheen
Ko Chaliye
Ibn e Insha
Mere Khwab
Reza Reza
Ahmad Faraz
Jahan e DanishEhsan Danish
GadariyaAshfaq Ahmed
ZaviyaAshfaq Ahmed
Mann Chalay Ka SaudaAshfaq Ahmed
Aik Mohabbat Sau AfsanaAshfaq Ahmed
Hostel mein parhnaPatras Bukhari
Lahore Ka JughrafiaPatras Bukhari
Kapaas ka PhoolAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
Dasht-e-wafaAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
Nila PatharAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
Ghar se Ghar takAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
ChopalAhmad Nadeem Qasmi
Yaadon Ki BratJosh Malihabadi
Shahnama IslamHafeez Jalandhari
Soz-o-SaazHafeez Jalandhari
Begmat Ke AansooKhawja Hassan Nizami
Separa – E – DilKhawja Hassan Nizami
Mirat-ul-Uroos
(First Urdu Novel)
Deputy Nazir Ahmad
Binat un NashDeputy Nazir Ahmad
Ibn-ul-WaqtDeputy Nazir Ahmad
Bajang AmadCol. Muhammad Khan
Haji BaghlolMunshi Sajjad Hussain
Hasan AngelinaAbdul Halim Sharar
Firdaws-i BareenAbdul Halim Sharar
Ilm ul IqtisadMuhammad Iqbal
Asrar-i-Khudi (Persian)Muhammad Iqbal
Rumuz-i-Bekhudi (Persian)Muhammad Iqbal
Payam-i-Mashriq(Persian)Muhammad Iqbal
Zabur-i-Ajam(Persian)Muhammad Iqbal
Bang-i-Dara (Urdu)Muhammad Iqbal
Bal-i-Jibril (Urdu)Muhammad Iqbal
Zarb-i Kalim (Urdu)Muhammad Iqbal
Armughan-e-Hijaz
(Urdu and Persian)
Muhammad Iqbal
Nuskha Hai WafaFaiz Ahmed Faiz
Naqsh-e-FaryadiFaiz Ahmed Faiz
Sar-e-Wadi-e-SinaFaiz Ahmed Faiz
Heart-Attack (poem)Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Shab-e-RaftaMajeed Amjad
Aab e Hayat Muhammad Husain Azad
Sab Ras (First Urdu
Book in Nasar/Prose)
 Mulla Wajhi
Ood-e-Hindi
urdu-e-moalla
Ghalib Letters
Qate BurhanMirza Ghalib
Sirat-un-NabiShibli Nomani
Sulaiman Nadvi
Chand Ham AsrMaulwi Abdul Haq
Barg-e-NaiNasir Kazmi
Pehli BarishNasir Kazmi
Muhammad Ben QasimNaseem Hijazi
Khaak aur KhoonNaseem Hijazi
Alipur ka AileeMumtaz Mufti
Alakh NagriMumtaz Mufti
AanganKhadija Mastoor
ZameenKhadija Mastoor
Dasht e SoosJamila Hashmi
Toba Tek SinghSaadat Hasan Manto
Khali BotleinSaadat Hasan Manto
Udas NaslainAbdullah Hussain
ZameendarZafar Ali Khan
Swadeshi RailShaukat Thanvi 
JangloosShaukat Siddiqui
Khuda Ki BastiShaukat Siddiqui
Khakam BadahanMushtaq Ahmad Yousufi
Pressure CookerSadiq Salik
Sassui PunnhunHashim Shah
Hasan KuzagarNoon Meem Rashid

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