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Basharat Peer

Basharat Peer is an opinion editor at The New York Times . His memoir, Curfewed Night (2010), won India's Crossword Award for Non-Fiction, and was chosen as a Book of the Year by both The New Yorker and The Economist . He has been an editor at Foreign Affairs and The New York Times' India Ink blog, and has written for The New Yorker, Granta, Foreign Affairs, The Guardian, n+1 and The New York Times . Peer studied journalism and politics at the Columbia School of Journalism. He lives in New...See more