A wood lark perches on a rock with its prey between its beak in Sirudavoor, India on January 9, 2013. (VinothChandar/Flickr)
"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.
An "ObaMao" T-Shirt hangs on a clothes line in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China on January 8, 2013. (clodxplore/Flickr)
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel is President Obama's pick for defense secretary. Watch his October 2008 comments on Iran, Pakistan at Asia Society.
Award-winning novelist says of his tragicomic second novel, "I haven't made up anything."
The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge is shrouded in a purple haze at twilight in Kobe, Japan on January 7, 2013. (halfrain/Flickr)
"A purdah mentality still dogs Indian society," writes Mira Kamdar. "A woman who can be seen is seen as a woman available for violation."
John Ciorciari argues that in 2013, economic concerns should take precedence over nationalism in the conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands.
Well-traveled photographer Anjum Vahanvati turned a car breakdown in northern India into an award-winning photo opportunity.