Keyword: pankaj mishra
"I don't think the problems of Asia today can be posed, let alone solved, through an East-versus-West binary," says the winner of an honorable mention in Asia Society's 2013 Bernard Schwartz Book Award.
"I consider Indians writing in English as writers, first and foremost," says award-winning author and journalist Hari Kunzru. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on January 10.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom catches up with journalist Ian Johnson to discuss their favorite China-related books from 2012.
In 2012, Asia Society hosted several of the global thinkers on the annual Foreign Policy list.
The versatile Indian critic and journalist's latest book is an engaging account of Asian intellectuals whose anti-colonial ideas helped shape the modern world.
The author of Mao's Great Famine, which was a runner-up in the 2011 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award, spoke with Asia Blog about China, famine, and why the Great Leap Forward doesn't get enough attention.
Kashmiri anthropologist Mohamad Junaid and authors Arundhati Roy and Pankaj Mishra argue for Kashmiri self-determination in a discussion with Professor Philip Oldenburg.