NEW YORK, May 20, 2023 — Acclaimed Pakistani writer Kamila Shamsie talks about her latest novel, Best of Friends, which tells the story of two women across three decades, two cities, and one fateful night. Novelist Dur e Aziz Amna, author of American Fever, moderated the conversation. (44 min., 43 sec.)
The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF), one of South Asia’s premier cultural events, explores contemporary Pakistan through artists, writers, and other experts. The festival presents American audiences with a more nuanced view of Pakistan, with discussions on fiction and nonfiction writing, art, architecture, history, and politics.