Nisid Hajari oversees Asia coverage for Bloomberg View, the editorial page of Bloomberg News. He writes editorials on Asian politics and economics, and edits Bloomberg’s opinion columns and commentary from the region. Midnight’s Furies, his first book, has been named one of the best books of 2015 by NPR, Quartz, the Daily Beast, the Seattle Times, Amazon and Shelf Awareness.
Prior to Bloomberg, Hajari spent 10 years as a top editor at Newsweek International and Newsweek magazine in New York, during which the magazine won over 50 awards for its international coverage. From 1997 to 2001, Hajari helped to create TIME’s first Asian edition in Hong Kong, winning two General Excellence Awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia. He has written for the New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, Esquire, Slate, Foreign Policy, Businessweek and Conde Nast Traveler, among other publications, and helped to edit the best-selling essay collection “Reimagining India: Unlocking the Potential of Asia’s Next Superpower.”
Hajari has appeared as a commentator on foreign affairs for CNN, BBC and National Public Radio, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He currently lives in Singapore.