Curfewed Night by Basharat Peer
One Kashmiri Journalist's Frontline Account of Life, Love, and War in His Homeland

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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.
Published January 13, 2010 by Scribner. 244 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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“Armoured cars and soldiers patrolling roads or manning check points had become part of the Kashmiri landscape, like the willows, poplars and pines.” Another sinister development is the increasing prominence in the conflict of Pakistani-funded radical groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba an...

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But reading it now, after reading many articles related to Kashmir’s current situation, I can say that Basharat Peer’s Curfewed Night will always remain to be truthful for the situation of Kashmir at any point of time.

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