Q&A with Steve Coll, New America Foundation
Fatima Bhutto’s third book, Songs of Blood and Sword, details her complicated childhood in Pakistan, wrestling with national history—from Partition to the post 9/11 “War on Terror”—and its relationship to her father’s assassination and her family’s political dynasty. Join Steve Coll, President of New America Foundation, as he speaks with one of Pakistan’s most provocative voices.
Fatima Bhutto lives and writes in Karachi, Pakistan. She is the author of countless articles, published by New Statesman, Daily Beast, Guardian, and The Caravan Magazine, among others. She wrote Whispers of the Desert, a volume of poetry, which was published in 1997 she was 15 years old and 8.50 a.m. 8 October 2005, a collection of first-hand accounts from survivors of the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.