For this month's Readers' Review: "Drown" -- the debut collection of short stories by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz. Twenty years ago, Diaz published ten heart-breaking tales about a fragmented family from the Dominican Republic finding their way in 1980s America.
A panel discussion on the new interim government in Afghanistan: how it was formed, its top priorities, the most significant problems it faces, and what kind of support it will receive from the international community.
- Qayyum Karzai adviser to former Afghanistan King Zahir Shah, brother of the new interim government leader, and head of Afghans for Civil Society
- Dr. Ashraf Ghani Chairman, the Institute for State Effectiveness and former finance minister of Afghanistan and chancellor of Kabul University. He is also an adviser to the U.N. and has served as chief adviser to President Karzai. He's also author of the forthcoming book, "Fixing Failed States."
- Ahmed Rashid Pakistani journalist, writer, and author. His books include "Taliban" and most recently "Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia"
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