Columnist

Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria is the author of “The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan” and “Veil.” She writes regularly for The Guardian, the Boston Review, the New Republic, the New York Times Book Review and many other publications.
Twitter: @rafiazakaria

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Who owns history?

November 27, 2018

May Murad not be tomorrow what Malala is today

By Last Thursday, a young woman named Nadia Murad became the first Yazidi woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Murad, who documented her escape from Daesh in the best-selling book “The Last Girl,” was recognized for her incredible courage and bravery.

October 12, 2018