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Fatima Bhutto

Fatima Bhutto is a poet and writer. Also a vocal critic of Pakistan’s political system, she is granddaughter of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the niece of assassinated Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and the daughter of Murtaza Bhutto. She writes columns for The Daily Beast, the New Statesman and has published three books, Whispers of the Desert, 8:50am and Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir, a forthright and controversial biography of the Bhutto family. Her forthcoming novel is released later this month.