An Evening for Pakistan: Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir
Fatima Bhutto

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.

An Evening for Pakistan: Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir

Fatima Bhutto
Friday, September 24, 2010
6:30 PM
$0.00
Asia Society
725 Park Ave (70th Street)
New York New York
Upcoming Events
October 26 7:00 PM
Mouth to Mouth: Open Mic
Kay Ulanday Barrett, Ashna Ali, Donika Kelly, Golden, and Mejdulene B. Shomali
Mic Check! Are you a writer? Come share your work at our first virtual edition of our open mic, Mouth to Mouth. Hosted by AAWW’s fave poets Kay Ulanday Barrett and Ashna Ali, this edition of Mouth to Mouth features Donika Kelly, Golden, and Mejdulene B. Shomali. Mouth to Mouth...
November 11 5:00 PM
The Voice of Sheila Chandra
Kazim Ali, Sheila Chandra, and Rajiv Mohabir
The Asian American Writers’ Workshop is thrilled to celebrate the launch of Kazim Ali’s newest poetry collection, The Voice of Sheila Chandra. Following a reading from Ali’s innovative and musical new collection, he will be joined in conversation by Sheila Chandra and Rajiv Mohabir to discuss sound, silence, and embodied...
December 1 7:00 PM
Racing the Essay
Cathy Park Hong, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Sejal Shah, and Piyali Bhattacharya
This fall, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop is celebrating the art of the essay. Featuring longtime poets and fiction writers with debut essay collections out this year, this conversation will take an intersectional look at Asian American identity, genre, gender, race, publishing, and the way the essay form allows writers...