Rejimon Kuttappan discusses his new book, Undocumented: Stories of Indian Migrants in the Arab Gulf, and his own favorite desi books on #DesiBooks10QA.
Here's a look at December's #FiveDesiFaves that you all, the Desi Books community, made popular. Thank you.
Hello and welcome to Episode 65 of Desi Books—news and views about desi literature from the world over. I’m your host, Jenny Bhatt. Thank you for tuning in. In today's #DesiCraftChat, we have Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma discussing his latest, a literary translation of the Tamil classic, The Kural: Tiruvalluvar’s Tirukkural into English. In this conversation, we talked about how literary translation can help bring languages and cultures closer, the inner journey of a literary translator—and much more.
This is a #DesiBooksReco roundup of January 2022 new and notable books by writers of South Asian origin.
Niyati Bhat reviews Shrayana Bhattacharya's Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh.
Rashi Rohatgi reviews Carl de Souza's Kaya Days (translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman.)
Veena Muthuraman reviews V J James' Anti-Clock (translated by Ministhy S.)
Shalvi Shah reviews Shruti Swamy's The Archer.
Meenal Shrivastava writes an essay about the literary lineages that helped her write her hybrid memoir, Amma's Daughters.
Editor's Note for the first edition of #DesiBooksReview