20 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 19

    DesiBooks Episode 19

    In today’s episode, in addition to a roundup of new and notable books, we have Shubhanga Pandey in conversation in the #DesiLitBiz segment. He'll be discussing Himal Southasian, where he's the chief editor, and SAAG Anthology, where he's a senior editor. We also have Kavita Jindal sharing her #FiveDesiFaves. She has a novel just out in the US titled Manual for a Decent Life. The episode transcript and all links will be up in a couple of days at http://desibooks.co. Thanks for listening. Tune in a couple of weeks later for Episode 20.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    DesiBooks Episode 18

    DesiBooks Episode 18

    In today’s episode, in addition to a roundup of new and notable books, we have Tara Kaushal in conversation in the #DesiLitBiz segment. She discusses her new book Why Men Rape: An Indian Undercover Investigation. And Suman Mallick, whose debut novel The Black Marketer's Daughter is just out, will be sharing his #FiveDesiFaves. The episode transcript and all links will be up in a couple of days at http://desibooks.co. Thanks for listening. Tune in a couple of weeks later for Episode 19.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    DesiBooks Episode 17

    DesiBooks Episode 17

    In today’s episode, in addition to a roundup of new and notable books, we have Taran Khan in #DesiReads reading from her memoir, Shadow City: A Woman Walks Kabul. And we have Satish Prabasi, who has a new memoir out titled Fragments of Memory: A Nepali National’s Reminiscences, sharing his favorite desi reads on #DesiBoost. The episode transcript and all links will be up in a couple of days at http://desibooks.co. Thanks for listening. Tune in a couple of weeks later for Episode 18.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 39 min
    DesiBooks Episode 16

    DesiBooks Episode 16

    In today’s episode, in addition to a roundup of new and notable books, we have Tara Isabel Zambrano in #DesiCraftChat discussing flash fiction and her new collection, Death, Desire, and Other Destinations. And we have Madi Sinha, who has a new novel out called White Coat Diaries, sharing her favorite desi reads on #DesiBoost. The episode transcript and all links will be up within 24 hours at http://desibooks.co. Thanks for listening. Tune in a couple of weeks later for Episode 17.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 54 min
    DesiBooks Episode 15

    DesiBooks Episode 15

    In today’s episode, in addition to a roundup of new and notable books, we have Saumya Dave in the #DesiBoost. segment boosting three of her recent favorites. And we have Guruprasad Kaginele sharing his favorite desi books in #FiveDesiFaves. The episode transcript and all links will be up within 24 hours at http://desibooks.co. Thanks for listening. Tune in a couple of weeks later for Episode 16.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 31 min
    DesiBooks Episode 14

    DesiBooks Episode 14

    In today’s episode, there's an update about some listener-requested changes to the podcast format. There's a new segment called #DesiBoost.. We have the writer, Sarah Thankam Mathews, talking about the exciting new South Asian Avante-Garde (SAAG) Anthology in the #DesiLitBiz segment. And we have the writer, Sameer Pandya, reading from his new novel, Members Only, in #DesiReads. The episode transcript and all links will be up within 24 hours at http://desibooks.co. Thanks for listening. Tune in a couple of weeks later for Episode 15.

    Twitter: @DesiBooks

    Instagram: @desi.books

    Email: hellodesibooks@gmail.com


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    • 55 min

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