Pankaj Mishra’s new book, From the Ruins of Empire: The intellectuals who remade Asia, has one eye on the history of the East and one eye on its future.
Poet and war correspondent Eliza Griswold reports from Pakistan on the killing of Osama bin Laden.
I watch the color as she moves, carrying all of him in her form as if she knows. Stopping before a photograph, she meets my brother for the first time. Propped, he is supported by a slim frame of wood, reduced to a single moment in a four inch by six inch frame, laughing.