Tag Archives: India

Can’t Leave India

It was wonderful to realize that I could get two novels about India into this year by counting Midnight’s Children for Pakistan instead. I’m really glad to have done it, since I got to visit the same time period, but … Continue reading

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From Arizona to India (and Pakistan, which is where I’m counting it)

Two more updates, one quick and one more substantial. I visited AZ with a detective dog to fill my Q author slot, and then finally got to indulge my Rushdie addiction and get around to probably his most heralded book. … Continue reading

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My World Tour 2012

I have had an amazing trip around the world in 2012. Next year I will be doing it again and will also be doing a tour of the 50 states. And I might just disappear again on you in November. … Continue reading

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Interviews with 1001 Books Authors on NPR

When I’m not listening to audiobooks or a Phillies game, I’m usually addictively listening to our local NPR station WHYY. It is almost all talk, about politics, health, culture, you name it, and I learn a tremendous amount by listening. … Continue reading

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Trying Wilkie Collins in a Readalong

Ok, so I just barely finished all my July stuff and apparently I am not busy enough trying to read what is already on my plate, being a mom, having a job, and trying to watch the entire Olympics. Apparently … Continue reading

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Out of The Darkness in India

In the Man Booker Prize winning novel The White Tiger, I visited interior rural India (The Darkness) and Delhi and Bangalore (The Light), exploring issues of class and culture in present day Indian society. My guide was a murderer and … Continue reading

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Grieving for a Lost Kashmir

I had not intended to make Kashmir a stop on my trip around the world. I was just listening to this book as a side read, but I have decided that Shalimar the Clown needs to be an official stop … Continue reading

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