Fatima Bhutto


FATIMA BHUTTO was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, grew up in Damascus, Syria, and lives in Karachi, Pakistan. Bhutto, a graduate of Barnard College, has written a volume of poetry, Whispers of the Desert; a memoir, Songs of Blood and Sword; and compiled a collection of firsthand accounts from survivors of the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan entitled 8.50 a.m. 8October 2005. This is her first novel.