#FiveDesiFaves Roundup: Community Favorites for March 2022

Here’s a look at March’s #FiveDesiFaves that you all, the Desi Books community, made popular. Thank you.

Note: There are two sets below: website features and podcast features. Some may repeat. And, of course, they’re not always the ones published during this particular month.

#FiveDesiFaves — March 2022 community favorites on the website:

#DesiBooksReco March 2022

#DesiBooksReview Issue 2: Fateema’s House of Her Own; Varisha Tariq on Ila Arab Mehta’s Fence (tr. by Rita Kothari)

#DesiBooksReview Issue 2: Allan Sealy’s Postmodern Emperor Asoca is a Doubting Buddhist; Dr. Pravina Cooper on Irwin Allan Sealy’s Asoca: A Sutra

#DesiBooksReview Issue 2: The Gardens of Temsula Ao’s Mind; Veena Narayan on Temsula Ao’s The Tombstone in My Garden: Stories from Nagaland

#DesiReads: Geetanjali Shree reads from her novel, Ret Samadhi, and Daisy Rockwell reads from her translation of it, Tomb of Sand

#FiveDesiFaves — March 2022 community favorites on podcast platforms:

#DesiCraftChat: Tanaïs on creating new pathways to tell stories and histories and honor literary lineage

#DesiReads: Geetanjali Shree reads from her novel, Ret Samadhi, and Daisy Rockwell reads from her translation of it, Tomb of Sand

#FiveDesiFaves: Neema Avashia on the five nonfiction books that have shaped her life and work

#FiveDesiFaves: Shafik Meghji shares the desi books that have influenced his travel writing

#DesiCraftChat: Rita Kothari on decoding cultural and sociopolitical issues through literary translation

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