The Desi Woman Reading List:
Books by South Asian authors recommended and reviewed by
Literary Expert Obie Matin
In each episode of The Desi Woman Podcast, you'll find The Desi Woman Reading List, a part of the show dedicated to books by female South Asian writers, hand-picked by Literary Expert and English Teacher Obie Matin. From biogs to non-fiction, short stories to epic novels and everything in between; if you're wondering what to read next, Obie has the answers in our podcast book reviews.
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BOOKS REVIEWED SO FAR:
These are the books that have featured on the The Desi Woman Reading List. Not read them?
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Episode 1: In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri
Episode 2: Meatless Days by Sara Suleri
Episode 3: Meyebela by Taslima Nasrin
Episode 4: Anita and Me by Meera Syal
Episode 5: Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee
Episode 6: Looking For Maya by Atima Srivastava
Episode 7: Cereus Blooms At Night by Shani Mootoo
Episode 8: Bollywood Crafts by Momtaz Begum-Hossain
Episode 9: In Spite Of Oceans by Huma Qureshi
Episode 10: All The Lives We Never Lived by Anuradha Roy
Episode 11: The Secret Lives of The Amir Sisters by Nadiya Hussain
Episode 12: Take It Back by Kia Abdullah
Episode 13: A Preview of books coming up in 2020
Episode 15: At The End of The Century by Ruth Prawar Jhabvala