Desi Books

Desi Books

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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


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Jul 2 • 55 min
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,…
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Jun 25 • 80 min
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…
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Jun 17 • 41 min
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…
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Jun 9 • 30 min
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…
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Jun 3 • 53 min
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…
DesiBooks Podcast Episode 8
May 26 • 68 min
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…
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May 19 • 55 min
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 Sopan Deb in the #DesiReads segment, where he’s reading from his new memoir, Missed Translations. There’s…
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May 12 • 24 min
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 Rani Shah sharing her #FiveDesiFaves — desi books that have influenced her in some way or another. Rani has…
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May 5 • 47 min
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 the graphic storyteller, Bishakh Som, joining us for a new monthly segment called #DesiCraftChat. This…
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Apr 27 • 69 min
In this episode, in addition to the usual roundup of new notable desi books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, awards, and more, we have Kamil Ahsan joining us for a conversation about the 2019 desi issue of Barrelhouse Magazine, which he edited.…
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Apr 20 • 12 min
Welcome to the third episode of DesiBooks. This is a shorter episode with a roundup of notable new books, stories, poems, essays, interviews, events, awards, and calls. The transcript and all links are here:…
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Apr 12 • 29 min
Welcome to the second episode of DesiBooks. In addition to the usual roundup of new and notable South Asian books, short stories, poems, essays, interviews, events, and awards, we’ll be hearing from the physician and writer, Chaya Bhuvaneswar, about her…
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Apr 4 • 18 min
In this first ever episode, there’s a bit about the whys and wherefores of the DesiBooks podcast and a brisk roundup of new and notable South Asian books, short stories, essays, interviews, events, and awards. And, yes, there’s a tiny literary rant at the…
DesiBooks Podcast Trailer
Mar 19 • 0 min
Welcome to the DesiBooks podcast — news and views about Desi literature from the world over. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/desibooks/support