Jul 17, 2011 — NPR coverage of Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Aug 15, 2007 — Pakistan, celebrating its 60th anniversary this week, is a country of contradictions, two Pakistani-born novelists say. On the one hand, there are signs of optimism about the emergence of democracy. On the other, Pakistan is seen as the focus of the war on terrorism.