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2017

AugustFlood of Fire by Amitav Ghosh

April- The Golden Son
 by Shilpa Somaya Gowda

MarchOur Lady of Alice Bhatti by Mohammed Hanif

 

2016

DecOde to Broken Things by Dipika Mukherjee

OctBetween Clay and Dust by Musharraf Ali Farooqi

June Marriage Bureau for Rich People by Farahad Zama

May The Tusk That Did the Damage by Tania James

AprilThe Leaving of Things by Jay Antani

MarchIsland of a Thousand Mirrors by Naoymi Munaweera

FebruaryA Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev

JanuaryA Bad Character, by Deepti Kapoor

2015 

NovemberA Cut-Like Wound by Anita Nair

October - Sleep Walker's Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob

August - The Invitation by Anne Cherian

July - Noor by Sorraya Khan

June - How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid

May - Twilight in Delhi by Ahmed Ali

April - Romantics by Pankaj Mishra

March - Family Life by Akhil Sharma

February - Teatime for the Firefly by Shona Patel  

January - The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

 

 

When We Meet

Monthly.
 
How To Join
Visit DesiLit.org and scroll to the bottom. There you will find a link to our mailing list and a link to our e-mail address.

You may also send inqueries to Sital Shah at sitals@usa.net.

 

Who We Are
DesiLit book club is a local group that formed in 2005. We bring together individuals who enjoy reading and discussing books written by South Asian authors and/or about the South Asian experience.

 

What We Read

To view the complete list of titles discussed by DesiLit, visit DesiLit.org and scroll to the bottom for information about the DesiLit book club.

PAST SELECTIONS have included:

Sari Shop by Rupa Bujwa, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, In Other Rooms Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin, Animal's People by Indra Sinha, Invisible Lives by Anjali Banerjee, Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh, The Death of Vishnu by Manil Suri, City of Djinns by William Dalrymple, One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni, Love Marriage by V. V. Ganeshananathan, Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal, The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall,A Convent of Little Flowers by Indu Sundaresan,The Toss of a Lemon by Padma Viswanathan, The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji, The Storyteller of Marrakesh by Joydeep Roy-Bhattachary,  Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry, 2 States by Chetan Bhagat, Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje, The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah, Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie, Everything Was Goodbye by Gurjinder Basran, Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil, A Deconstructed Heart by Shaheen Ashraf-Ahmed (author in attendance!), The Age of Shiva by Manil Suri, Hindi-Bindi Club by Monica Prahdan, The Illicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph, Miss Timmins' School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy, River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh, Quarantine by Rahul Mehta, Point of Return by Siddhartha Deb, American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar, The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard Morais, Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Salaam Love by Nura Maznavi and Ayesha Mattu, City of Devi by Manil Suri, The Lost Pearl by Lara Zubieri, Last Man in Tower by Aravind Adiga, The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam, Tiger Hills by Sarita Mandanna, The Mountain of Light by Indy Sunderasan, The Newlyweds by Neil FredenbergerAtlas of Unknowns by Tania James 

To view the complete list of titles discussed by DesiLit, visit DesiLit.org and scroll to the bottom for information about the DesiLit book club.

 

Website

www.desilit.org

 

Contact

Sital Shah, sitals@usa.net

 
 

 

 
Ode to Broken Things Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781910924143
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Published: Repeater - May 17th, 2016

Between Clay and Dust Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632060372
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Published: Restless Books - September 8th, 2015

The Marriage Bureau for Rich People Cover Image
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Published: Berkley Publishing Group - June 1st, 2010

The Tusk That Did the Damage Cover Image
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 10th, 2015

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Published: Lake Union Publishing - November 18th, 2014

Island of a Thousand Mirrors Cover Image
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 5th, 2016

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