This is a text interview series with writers, poets, and translators about their latest books and their favorite desi books. After the ‘By the Book’ New York Times series about writers on literature and the literary life . . . but with a desi twist.
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- #DesiBooks10QA: Harini Nagendra on the empowering fellowship of the crime-writing community
- #DesiBooks10QA: Aamina Ahmad on how growing up around desi artist communities inspired her
- #DesiBooks10QA: Rejimon Kuttappan on the serious risks of telling stories about undocumented migrants
- #DesiBooks10QA: Annika Sharma on how to manage being held to higher standards as a writer of color
- #DesiBooks10QA: Krish Ashok on cooking from first principles and not judging people’s food habits
- #DesiBooks10QA: Torsa Ghosal on how the literary imagination influences thought and perception
- #DesiBooks10QA: Aruni Kashyap on writing to an absence and holding the state accountable
- #DesiBooks10QA: Reshma Ruia on stories that span continents and cultures
- #DesiBooks10QA: Dibyajyoti Sarma on translating Indira Goswami’s Five Novellas About Women
- #DesiBooks10QA: Anita Goveas on a new anthology from UK writers of the global majority
- #DesiBooks10QA: Usman T. Malik on fable, fantasy, and the limitless imagination
- #DesiBooks10QA: Mona Dash on what desi writers write or want to write about
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