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Dr. Hassan Abbas stresses need for 'investment in education.'
Pakistani authors share insights, reflect on home in Asia Society discussion.
Exiled Chinese poet tells Mumbai audience about the hidden costs of material prosperity.
New novel explores Cultural Revolution's uneasy aftermath.
Writer-physician discusses two professions with director Mira Nair.
Does the ethnic lens add or limit? Prolific Vietnamese Americans share their insights.
Andrew Lam on his personal journey as immigrant, survivor, and writer.
A classic story known by all Vietnamese.
A story told by a young woman who falls in love with her step-brother, despite cultural taboos.
The author of 'The Storyteller's Daughter' describes how hard it is to convey the reality of Afghanistan to Western readers and audiences.
Exploring further with the Afghan American who wrote the famous "September 12th" email.

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