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Muhammad Memon’s singularly brilliant translation of Masud
has given birth to new literary ideas and identities.
—Jyoti Nair Belliappa, The Hindu

Professor Memon deserves special thanks for his meticulous
translations and thoughtful introduction.
—Sara Suleri-Goodyear, Yale University

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M. U. Memon

Muhammad Umar Memon is professor of Islamic studies, Urdu, and Persian at the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of The Color of Nothingness: Modern Urdu Short Stories, The Tale of the Old Fisherman: Contemporary Urdu Short Stories and, most recently, Do You Suppose it's the East Wind?

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Destitutes Compound,” a new short story by Naiyer Masud

Volume 12 of Urdu Studies

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