Akhil Sharma and Kanishk Tharoor speak with Meera Nair about their celebrated short story collections.
August 31, 2017
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Hear the authors of two of this year’s most anticipated short story collections. The quotidian stories in Akhil Sharma’s new book simmer with a barely hidden, devastatingly emotional undercurrent?and have earned him comparisons to Chekov. Reminiscent of Calvino and Borges, Kanishk Tharoor’s lush and inventive collection ranges from science fiction to historical pastiche, delving into what is lost from environmental collapse and language loss. Moderated by author Meera Nair.
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