On this week’s episode, New York Times reporter and standup comic Sopan Deb discusses Missed Translations: Meeting the Immigrant Parents Who Raised Me (Dey Street, April 21). Deb’s “refreshing” debut memoir is the story of his journey to India (and select parts of New Jersey) in search of answers to the many questions surrounding his family’s estrangement. Then our editors join with their reading recommendations for the week, including books by Vikram Madan, Deborah Wiles, John Freeman, and C Pam Zhang.
Listen as we decode bestselling books across disciplines with their authors — distilling hours of reading into a short, definitive conversation. We break down the big ideas, how to apply them, and take you behind the scenes into the process of writing the book. Past guests includ...
Fantasy and science-fiction book reviews and read-alongs by Sam and Ana, covering both well-loved book series as well as novels by brand new authors. http://www.fantasticbookspod.com