Justine Hardy

British journalist and author

Justine Hardy is a British journalist, author, and conflict trauma therapist specializing in South Asia and the Kashmir region. She is the author of six books, ranging from journeys through Tibet to Hindi films, her time working at an Indian newspaper, the realities of orthodox Islam, and war. Her books have been translated into nine languages, including Hindi and Serbian, and have been shortlisted for the Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award and the Author’s Club Best First Novel. Three of her books have been serialized on BBC Radio 4. Hardy has contributed to the BBC, the Financial Times, The Times, Traveler, and Vanity Fair. As a writer and journalist, Hardy has reported on South Asia for more than 25 years. In October 2005, following an earthquake in Kashmir, she worked with the Kashmir Welfare Trust, a local NGO responding to the devastation of the earthquake.

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