#FiveDesiFaves: Sabba Khan’s favorite graphic fiction and nonfiction

Hello and welcome to Episode 34 of Desi Books—news and views about desi literature from the world over. I’m your host, Jenny Bhatt. Today, in the #FiveDesiFaves segment, we have Sabba Khan who has a new debut graphic novel out in the UK titled The Roles We Play. She’s sharing her five favorite desi graphic works.

#DesiReads: Rajika Bhandari reads from her memoir, America Calling

Hello and welcome to Episode 33 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 episode, we have Dr. Rajika Bhandari reading from her new memoir, America Calling: A Foreign Student in a Country of Possibility, in the #DesiReads segment. This book will be out on September 14, so in a couple of weeks. And it is available to pre-order now.

#DesiCraftChat: Sunjeev Sahota on braided narratives in historical fiction; #FiveDesiFaves: Gayatri Sethi on her favorite desi books by women writers

Desi Books #DesiCraftChat Sunjeev Sahota Gayatri Sethi

Hello and welcome to Episode 31 of Desi Books—news and views about desi literature from the world over. In today’s episode, we have Sunjeev Sahota in the #DesiCraftChat segment. He’ll be discussing his latest Booker-longlisted novel, China Room, And we have Dr. Gayatri Sethi discussing her five favorite books in the #FiveDesiFaves segment. Her new hybrid memoir is out now titled Unbelonging. It’s been a busy month at Desi Books so I wanted to share some quick updates before we get started.

#DesiCraftChat: Suchitra Vijayan on making the political deeply personal; #DesiReads: Ayesha Chaudhry reads from her memoir, The Color of God

Desi Books #DesiCraftChat #DesiReads Suchitra Vijayan Ayesha Chaudhry

Hello and welcome to Episode 28 of Desi Books — news and views about desi literature from the world over. In today’s episode, we have Suchitra Vijayan in the #DesiCraftChat segment. She’ll be discussing her debut nonfiction, Midnight’s Borders, And we have Dr. Ayesha Chaudhry reading from her profound and moving memoir, The Color of God, in the #DesiReads segment.