Yaameen Al-Muttaqi

Yaameen Al-Muttaqi works with robots and writes stories of dragons, magic, friendship, and hope. Send him a raven at yaameen3112@gmail.com.

January 28, 2021
January 28, 2021

JK Rowling’s Disappointing Cry for Relevance

There are two kinds of children’s stories: those which you dust off as an adult and find yourself discovering new depths to upon revisiting, and those that you flick through and donate.

December 31, 2020
December 31, 2020

Reading Re(ar)view: A Wrap on Reading Challenges and Recording Stats

As the final pages of 2020 flick away, a lot of us find ourselves cracking open our diaries, or signing into our reading apps to log in the last few books of the year.

August 13, 2020
August 13, 2020

To stitch a tapestry of trauma: Material memories of the Partition of India

A good book stays with a reader long after they’ve read the last word and placed it back on the shelf. It leaves an impression on the mind, whether because the action was exhilarating, the characters raw and real, or because reading it felt like coming back to a home you never knew you had.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

Technicolour Mughals: Ira Mukhoty brings Akbar to life

Humans are a storytelling species. Yet history, which is but the stories of yesteryears, is taught like a chain of facts and dates.