Amritsar to Lahore: A Journey Across the India-Pakistan Border
"During the course of my journey, many of the people I met in
Pakistan and India expressed a curious combination of affection,
indifference, and animosity toward their neighbors across the
border. . . . The border divides them but it is also a seam that j
"Combines evocative detail with compelling reflection."-Times Literary Supplement
Stephen Alter is Writer-in-Residence in the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. An accomplished writer in both fiction and nonfiction, he is the author of four novels and the memoir All the Way to Heaven: An American Boyhood in the Himalayas.