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Anis Shivani Interviews Manu Joseph

Posted by litdaily on September 18, 2010

Anis Shivani’s interview with Manu Joseph, author of the novel Serious Men, is both compelling and entertaining. Shivani suggests that Joseph’s debut novel charts a new direction in Indian writing in English. “If there is one novel you must buy this year, whether or not you have the slightest interest in South Asia, make it this one,” he writes. Joseph responds to questions about writing a satire, and the overall process of writing a novel, with complexity and humor…more>>

Here is the blog link to The New York Times’ review of Joseph’s novel.


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