The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
Pakistan’s new prime minister Nawaz Sharif took office this week, promising economic growth and an end to the country’s crippling power cuts.
There are blackouts just about every day, forcing factories to close and putting people out of work.
The BBC’s Shahzeb Jillani reports.
Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.