SJ Sindu discusses her new novel,
Marriage of a Thousand Lies, queer readings of Hindu scriptures, and issues of privilege and power. ...more
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Scaachi Koul on her debut essay collection
One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, learning to be patient with her own narrative, and three rules for book tours. ...more
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Tanuja Desai Hidier’s 2002 Born Confused was the first-ever South Asian American coming-of-age novel. At The Toast, she talks with Safy Hallan Farah about her debut book, its new sequel Bombay Blues, and future projects.