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"Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015), a new book by Nisid Hajari (L). (Author photo: Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Book Excerpt: 'Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition' by Nisid Hajari

Read an excerpt from Nisid Hajari's new book 'Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition,' which explores the birth of the India-Pakistan rivalry and seeks to chart the history of the Indian subcontinent’s feuding siblings. more
George W. Bush meets Asia Society President Vishakha Desai in 2006. (Paul Morse/White House)

#TBT: George W. Bush Celebrates Asia Society's 50th Anniversary in 2006

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: George W. Bush's 2006 visit. more
A man takes a picture next to a banner set up for an exhibition for popular animation character Hello Kitty in Hong Kong, 29 August 2005. (Phillipe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekly Rewind: Pakistan's Scrabble Geniuses, Monet on Display in Tehran, and the World's First Hello Kitty Restaurant

Our latest Weekly Rewind, featuring some of the best Asia-related content from the past seven days that you may have missed. more
On location for "Among the Believers," a new documentary by Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Naqvi. (Courtesy of the filmmakers)

Interview: 'Among the Believers' Filmmakers Examine 'Ideological Divide' in Pakistan Today

Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this month, Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Naqvi's documentary examines Pakistan’s ideological landscape through the lives of five distinct individuals. more

Remembering Sabeen Mahmud, and Making Sure Her Voice is Not Silenced

Asia Society's Tom Nagorski looks back at the life of Sabeen Mahmud, a member of the Asia 21 Young Leaders network who was tragically gunned down in Karachi on Friday. more
"Discontent and Its Civilizations" (Riverhead Books, 2015), the new nonfiction collection by Mohsin Hamid (R). (Author photo: Jillian Edelstein)

Book Excerpt: 'Discontent and Its Civilizations' by Mohsin Hamid

"The idea that we fall into civilizations, plural, is merely a politically convenient myth," writes Moshin Hamid in the title essay of his new collection. more
Author Mohsin Hamid at an Asia Society India Centre dinner in Mumbai on Dec. 2, 2011. (Asia Society India Centre)

Interview: Mohsin Hamid Traces 'Discontent' Across Cultures in Globe-Trotting New Collection

"There are writers in Pakistan who are far braver than I am," says the acclaimed novelist, on the eve of a new U.S. book launch. more
Nadia Parvez. (Leslie Van Stelten)

Interview: Pakistani Performer Uncovers Comedy in Taboos, Cultural Crossover

The creator of a riotous one-woman play about Pakistanis navigating through Western society acknowledges her success but adds, "My story is just one — more stories are needed." more
In Lahore's Fakir Khana Museum, Farhan Shah recounts the story of Sikh ruler Maharaja Sher Singh's assassination. (Sonya Rehman)

Profile: A Storyteller on a One-Man Mission to Preserve Lahore's Vanishing Legacy

Pakistan's most storied city is at risk of losing its stories—but Farhan Shah is determined to prevent that from happening. more