Life Literally is a compilation of articles, features, columns, blogs, reviews, and interviews written for leading national newspapers, magazines, and websites of Pakistan from 1996 to 2021. It revolves around the diverse themes of human rights, health, gender, education, media, and relationships, skillfully narrated from both individual and social perspectives, rooted in reality and research.
“…a wide-ranging overview of the dimensions that shape our lives and have a significant impact on Pakistani society as a whole…”
— Javed Jabbar, writer, intellectual, former senator
“The best part about reading Erum’s well-researched writings, transcending a quarter-century, is like sifting through the sands of time and seeing Pakistani society through a kaleidoscope…”
— Zofeen T. Ebrahim, journalist
“…an anthology from a learned person, covering pertinent issues with sensitivity, will surely engage the readers…”
— Farahnaz Zahidi, journalist, editor, academician