14 episodes

News and views about desi books from the world over (host: Jenny Bhatt.) In addition to a literary news roundup of new and notable books, stories, essays, poems, awards, events, etc., we have writers on to read from or discuss their own books and their desi favorites, chat about craft and the lit biz, and more.
Web: https://desibooks.co/
Twitter: @desibooks
Instagram: @desi.books
Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/desibooks/support

Desi Books Jenny Bhatt

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News and views about desi books from the world over (host: Jenny Bhatt.) In addition to a literary news roundup of new and notable books, stories, essays, poems, awards, events, etc., we have writers on to read from or discuss their own books and their desi favorites, chat about craft and the lit biz, and more.
Web: https://desibooks.co/
Twitter: @desibooks
Instagram: @desi.books
Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/desibooks/support

    DesiBooks Episode 13

    DesiBooks Episode 13

    In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Soniah Kamal in the #DesiCraftChat segment talking about literary adaptations and her novel, Unmarriageable: Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan. Due to the long holiday weekend in the US, we do not have the weekly #DesiBooksGiveaway segment. The episode transcript and all links will be up within 24 hours at http://desibooks.co/2020/07/03/desibooks-podcast-episode-13. Thanks for listening. Tune in next week for episode 14.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 55 min
    DesiBooks Episode 12

    DesiBooks Episode 12

    In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Mahmud Rahman in the #DesiLitBiz segment talking about South Asian literary translations. We also have Dr Reshma Ruia talking about her new poetry collection, A Dinner Party in the Home Counties, in our #DesiBooksGiveaway this week. The episode transcript and all links will be at this link within 24 hours: http://desibooks.co/2020/06/26/desibooks-podcast-episode-12. Thanks for listening. Tune in next week for episode 13.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    DesiBooks Episode 11

    DesiBooks Episode 11

    In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Dr. Maya Shanbhag Lang in the #DesiReads segment reading from her new memoir, What We Carry. We also have Dr Reshma Ruia talking about her new poetry collection, A Dinner Party in the Home Counties, in our #DesiBooksGiveaway this week. The episode transcript and all links are here: http://desibooks.co/2020/06/18/desibooks-podcast-episode-11. Twitter: @DesiBooks. Instagram: @desi.books. Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com. Thanks for listening. Tune in next week for episode 12.


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    • 41 min
    DesiBooks Episode 10

    DesiBooks Episode 10

    In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Jini Reddy in the #FiveDesiFaves segment talking about her favorite desi books related to travel and her own travel and nature book, Wanderland. We also have Dr Pragya Agarwal talking about her new book about unconscious biases titled Sway in our #DesiBooksGiveaway this week. The episode transcript and all links are here: http://desibooks.co/2020/06/10/desibooks-podcast-episode-10. Twitter: @DesiBooks. Instagram: @desi.books. Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com. Thanks for listening. Tune in next week for episode 11.

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    • 30 min
    DesiBooks Episode 9

    DesiBooks Episode 9

    In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Sejal Shah in the #DesiLCraftChat segment talking about the essay form and her new essay collection, This Is One Way to Dance. We also have Fowzia Karimi telling us about her new novel, which is our #DesiBooksGiveaway this week. The episode transcript and all links are here: http://desibooks.co/2020/06/03/desibooks-podcast-episode-9. Twitter: @DesiBooks. Instagram: @desi.books. Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com. Thanks for listening. Tune in next week for episode 10.

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    • 53 min
    DesiBooks Podcast Episode 8

    DesiBooks Podcast Episode 8

    In today’s episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Aruni Kashyap in the #DesiLitBiz segment talking about literary awards and South Asian literature. We also have Pawan Dhingra telling us about his new book, which is our #DesiBooksGiveaway this week. The episode transcript and all links are here: http://desibooks.co/2020/05/27/desibooks-podcast-episode-8. Twitter: @DesiBooks. Instagram: @desi.books. Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com. Thanks for listening. Tune in next week for episode 9.


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    • 1 hr 8 min

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