Basharat Peer

Basharat Peer is a staff writer at the New York Times and the author of A Question of Order: Strongmen and Illiberal Democracies

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Between Pre-modern and Modern Times

The adventures of Musharraf Ali Farooqi, who quit his job as a journalist in Pakistan to work in a packaging factory in Toronto and then at a fast-food joint, and translated and wrote books late into the night

Republic of Divides

Rock music, English satire, mansions with private guards and big guns. Meanwhile, students work as shoeshine boys. And death threats are issued on FM radio. A journey into a country of contradictions