Basharat Peer

Basharat Peer

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Srinagar, Kashmir


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Basharat Peer was born in Kashmir in 1977. He studied journalism and politics at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has worked as an editor at Foreign Affairs and served as a correspondent at Tehelka, India's leading English language weekly. His work has appeared in The Guardian, New Statesman, The Nation, Financial Times Magazine, N+1, and Columbia Journalism Review, among other publications. Curfewed Night, his first book, won one of India's top literary awards, the Vodafone Crossword Book Award for English Non Fiction. Peer is a Fellow at Open Society Institute and lives in New York.

Average rating: 3.88 · 637 ratings · 85 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Curfewed Night
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 637 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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n+1 Issue 5: Decivilizing P...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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