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Welcome to 'Books and Beyond with Bound'! On this podcast, bookworms Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa speak to India's best contemporary writers like Manu Pillai, Lisa Ray, Avni Doshi and more. Readers will get insights into their favourite authors' lives. If you've always wanted to know about your favourite writers' routines, where they get their ideas from, how they deal with rejection and more, then this podcast is for you. Listen to some of India's most talented minds reveal their creative secrets on this podcast! Tune in every Wednesday for the latest episode.
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We are back with season 3! Tara and Michelle discuss what creativity means to them and how they have developed small habits or rituals to help them be more relaxed and productive.  Tara and Michelle’s first creative act was writing fanfiction! Tara wrote Enid Blyton fanfiction while Michelle was inspired by R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps series. They discuss why reading newspaper articles, short stories, and newsletters is as important as reading books. Michelle sets annual reading goals instead of resolutions. Tara uses cooking and yoga to inspire her creativity. How did they start their own newsletters? How to get out of a reading slump? And is reading a form of self-care? Tune in to find out!Recommendations: The Creative Habit by Twyla TharpAtomic Habits by James ClearLiterary Magazines: Wildness, Out of Print, Jellyfish ReviewGraphic Novels: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, Burma Chronicles by Guy DelisleBusiness Books: Range by David Epstein, Shoe Dog by Phil KnightNotes On A Scandal by Zoe Heller'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick. Read more: https://boundindia.com/books-and-beyond-podcast/ Follow us @boundindia on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Tara Khandelwal is an editor and the founder of Bound. Check out her latest newsletter - https://tara489.substack.com Michelle D’costa’s poetry and prose has been published in over 50 literary journals. Check out her latest newsletter - https://michelledcosta.substack.com/ Tune in to our brand new podcast ‘The Book People’: https://boundindia.com/the-book-people-podcast/ Download our FREE research report on ‘Demystifying Indian Publishing’: https://boundindia.com/demystifying-the-indian-publishing-industry/ 
Our hosts discuss their reading preferences and the Indian literary scene in this season finale.Tara and Michelle bond over their shared love for books and reading - how did they fall in love with books, what kind of stories do they like to read, and how has the pandemic affected their reading habits? Most notably, they finally read Arundhati Roy’s ‘The God of Small Things’ in 2020!They discuss how they decide what to read next - is it based on research, recommendations from friends and writers, or curated lists and prizes like JCB? Tara confesses her newfound love for historical fiction like ‘American Wife’ by Curtis Sittenfield, while Michelle loves stories like ‘A Clockwork Orange’ by Anthony Burgess that challenge her as a reader. Tara shares how she is warming up to audio books during the pandemic. Michelle misses reading books during her daily train rides to work. They chat about the role of book reviews and why everyone should be able to read what they love - a fitting message for a season finale!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Tara Khandelwal is an editor and the founder of Bound. Check out her latest newsletter - https://tara489.substack.com/p/coming-soon Michelle D’costa’s poetry and prose has been published in over 50 literary journals. Check out her latest published works - https://michellewendydcosta.wordpress.com/writer/ Mentions: Resh Susan aka thebooksatchel on Instagram, Senior Reading Raccoons on FacebookBook Recommendations: ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama, ‘The Twentieth Wife’ and ‘A Feast of Roses’ by Indu Sundaresan, ‘Rodham’ by Curtis Sittenfield, ‘The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman’ by Denis ThériaultFollow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she conducted research for 7 years for her daring nonfiction book. Tara and Michelle talk to Tara Kaushal about her path-breaking nonfiction book, “Why Men Rape: An Indian Undercover Investigation”, published by HarperCollins. She tells us how she was inspired by her personal experiences and the Delhi gang rape case to write about this critical and sensitive issue that affects the lives of thousands of women in India even today.Tara Kaushal shares her experiences researching this topic for 7 years, how she was able to build relationships with the 9 men she interviewed, and the toll it took on her life. She gives some excellent tips for researchers and non-fiction writers, such as identifying the right people to interview, designing questions that they will be willing to answer truthfully, and separating Tara - the person from Tara - the investigator. Tara (our host) is amazed that Tara (our guest) asked 250 questions to each man! Michelle wants to write her own research-based book someday! 'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Tara Kaushal is a writer and media consultant based in Mumbai, India. She received the Laadli Media Award for gender-sensitive writing in 2013-4, and won a Femina Superwomen of the Year Award in 2018.Mentions: Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne, Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion by Paul Bloom, Too Many Men, Too Few Women: Social Consequences of Gender Imbalance in India and China by Ravinder KaurYou can get your copy of her book here: https://www.amazon.in/Why-Men-Rape-Undercover-Investigation/dp/9353577276/ Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she explores different languages, characters and places in her writing.Tara and Michelle talk to Anukrti Upadhyay about her latest novel Kintsugi. We chat about Japanese literature and why Indians are fascinated by Japanese stories, including anime and manga! Tara loves how Anukrti has brilliantly captured a foreign culture in her novel, making it a rare book in Indian fiction. Anukrti shares why she made up the folktales in her previous books and how her editor found out when he tried to Google them! Michelle wonders how Anukrti is able to write in two languages - English and Hindi. How did she create such a loyal readership on bookstagram? Why does she have two birthdays? Who is her favourite female character from Kintsugi? And how has the pandemic affected her writing? Tune in to find out!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Anukrti Upadhyay has post-graduate degrees in Management and Literature, and a graduate degree in Law. She writes in both English and Hindi. She stunned readers and critics alike with the twin novellas Daura and Bhaunri in 2019, and delighted Hindi readers with short story collection Japani Sarai.Mentions: Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata, Keigo Higashino and Haruki MurakamiYou can get your copy of her book here: https://www.amazon.in/Kintsugi-Novel-Anukrti-Upadhyay/dp/9353579538/Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/Books, Literature, Authors, Writing, Interview podcasts, Interview, India, Japan, Indian podcast, Books podcast, Literary podcast, Publishing, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Anukrti Upadhyay, Fourth Estate India
Writing literary fiction about artificial intelligenceTara and Michelle talk to Tanuj Solanki about his latest novel, “The Machine Is Learning”, which was longlisted for the JCB Prize. We chat about why he decided to write about technology and the workplace in this literary format.Tanuj tells us about his childhood in Muzaffarnagar and how his family encouraged his reading habits. He tells us how his creative process has changed from spontaneity to planned writing. Tara is impressed that Tanuj finds the time to write between his full time job and his role as the editor of The Bombay Literary Magazine. We chat about translations and how he likes to experiment in his writing. Michelle and Tanuj bond over their preference for short stories over novels and how he dreams of writing a fat novel one day!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Tanuj Solanki is the author of two novels—The Machine is Learning (longlisted for the JCB Prize) and Neon Noon (shortlisted for the Tata Lit Live First Book Award)—and a short-story collection, Diwali in Muzaffarnagar (winner of the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar).Mentions: Moustache by Hareesh S., The survivors by Gurdial Singh, Your Face Tomorrow Volume 3: Poison, Shadow and Farewell by Javier Marías, Meena Kandasamy, Ben LernerYou can get your copy of his book here: https://www.amazon.in/Machine-Learning-Tanuj-Solanki/dp/9389109299  Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
From migrant workers to British expats, from the hills of Uttaranchal to the heart of Mumbai's metropolis, find out how Udayan captures India's lockdown experience in his timely short story collection.Tara and Michelle talk to Udayan Mukherjee about his short story collection, “Essential Items: Stories from a Land in Lockdown”, recently published by Bloomsbury. Udayan shares how writing during the pandemic kept him sane. He finished the book in three months and Tara had the pleasure of editing it!We chat about Udayan’s life in the hills: the people he meets and how they have influenced the stories in his collection. He talks about the importance of capturing our experiences with the lockdown while it is happening. Michelle is inspired to start writing about the pandemic herself! Why does he prefer to write fiction? How has he never owned a smartphone? And does he share writing tips with his brother, the author Neel Mukherjee? Tune in to find out!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Udayan Mukherjee was born in Calcutta. For two decades, he was the face of the Indian financial markets, as anchor and Managing Editor of CNBC. He is the author of the novel Dark Circles and the crime novel A Death in the Himalayas. He has recently published Essential Items: Stories from a Land in Lockdown, a short story collection with Bloomsbury.Mentions: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Muhammad Hanif, The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin, Akhil Sharma, Raymond Carver, P G Woodhouse, John CheeverYou can get your copy of his book here: https://www.amazon.in/Essential-Items-Stories-Land-Lockdown/dp/9390252210 Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she reveals the most private details of her life in this bold and funny celeb memoir.Tara and Michelle talk to Tahira Kashyap, whose memoir “The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman” is receiving heavy praise from Bollywood celebrities and Indian authors alike. Tahira shares the funniest / most embarrassing moments with us: her first visit to a gynaecologist, how her mother-in-law gifted her lingerie, and how her editor Chiki Sarkar now knows the most intimate details of her life, including her kinks!Michelle and Tahira bond over their childhoods in middle class families and how every writer needs a supportive family to thrive. We chat about her husband and creative partner, Ayushmann Khurrana, and his reaction to all the intimate details revealed in her memoir. Tara felt like she was reading Tahira’s secret diary! Why does she hog the dining table when she writes? What role does Buddhism play in her life? Tune in to find out!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Tahira Kashyap Khurrana is a writer and film-maker based in Mumbai. She is the author of three books and has directed two acclaimed short films, Pinni and Toffee.Mentions: The Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak, One by Richard Bach, Bad Feminist by Roxane GayYou can get your copy of her book here: https://www.amazon.in/12-Commandments-Being-Woman/dp/9353451213/Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she explores unfamiliar concepts like polyamorous relationships and the Munchausen syndrome in her literary novel.Tara and Michelle talk to Rheea Mukherjee, whose literary novel “The Body Myth” artfully explores polyamorous relationships, mental illnesses like the Munchaussen syndrome, and how people respond to grief. Her manuscript was rejected 40 times before she finally submitted it for “Pitch Wars”. Rheea tells us how a writing mentorship changed her life and transformed her book from ordinary to extraordinary. Now her book has been published in the US and India!Michelle first discovered Rheea’s work in a literary magazine. We discuss why writers should submit their work and embrace rejection as a part of their lives. Rheea shares her love for dark humor and black coffee. Tara admires how she balances a business with her writing. Why did she write about these specific subjects? How does Rheea deal with rejection? What is she writing next? Tune in to find out!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Rheea Rodrigues Mukherjee is the author of The Body Myth (Unnamed Press /Penguin India 2019) which was shortlisted for the Tata Literature Live First Book Award. Her work has been published and featured in Scroll.in, Southern Humanities Review, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Vogue India, Out of Print, TBLM, and Bengal Lights, among others. She co-founded Bangalore Writers Workshop in 2012 and currently co-runs Write Leela Write, a Design and Content Laboratory in Bangalore, India. Rheea has an MFA in creative writing from California College of the Arts.Mentions: My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh, The Glass Castle Book by Jeannette Walls, My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteYou can get your copy of her book here: https://www.amazon.in/Body-Myth-Rheea-Mukherjee/dp/1944700846 Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how he balanced research, personal stories, Bollywood masala, and more to write a business book that will change the way we think about work-places.Tara and Michelle talk to Parmesh Shahani, whose latest book “Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in the Indian Workplace” is described as ‘part memoir, part manifesto’. He shares the challenges of writing a book for multiple audiences - queer and straight, business and non-business. Find out how he turned his business book into a Bollywood masala film - spicing up the numbers and facts with real stories and personal experiences. He talks about the power of excel sheets in structuring his book. Michelle loves Parmesh’s references, from Simmi aunty in Indian Matchmaking to the coveted coffee hamper from Koffee with Karan. Tara calls it a business book unlike anything she has ever read before! 'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Parmesh Shahani is Vice President at Godrej Industries Ltd. He is a passionate advocate for LGBTQ inclusion in corporate India. He is the author of “Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)Longing in Contemporary India” and “Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in the Indian Workplace”.  He has been a TED Senior Fellow, a Yale World Fellow, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He is a member of the FICCI taskforce on diversity and inclusion and a board member of KHOJ International Artists’ Association.Mentions: Sachin Kundalkar’s Cobalt Blue translated by Jerry Pinto, Nisha Susan’s The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook & Other Stories, Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s My Father’s Garden, Michiel Baas’ Muscular India: Masculinity, Mobility & the New Middle Class, Sharanya Manivannan’s poetry.You can get your copy of his book here: https://www.amazon.in/Queeristan-LGBTQ-Inclusion-Indian-Workplace/dp/9389648149 Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she breaks into the literary thriller genre and reveals Delhi’s seedy underbelly.Tara and Michelle talk to Damyanti Biswas, author of the fascinating literary thriller, 'You Beneath Your Skin'. She tells us about her process of writing this debut novel, which included fifteen drafts!Damyanti spoke to police officers, psychologists, and acid attack survivors to make sure her story and characters were realistic. Tara is fascinated by the amount of research that went into writing this novel. Damyanti shares insights about the craft of writing unlike in any episode before, like how she creates realistic settings and how she has a song for each character she writes. We chat about the issues tackled in the book and how she perfectly captures the essence of Delhi. Michelle loves how Damyanti uses her knowledge of Improv Theatre to write dialogues.'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Damyanti's short fiction has been published, or is forthcoming, at Ambit, Litro, Puerto Del Sol, Griffith Review Australia, Pembroke magazine, Atticus Review, and other journals in the USA and UK. She serves as one of the editors of the Forge Literary Magazine. Her debut literary crime novel You Beneath Your Skin was published by Simon & Schuster India in autumn 2019, and optioned for TV adaptation by Endemol Shine. Mentions: Anita Nair’s Inspector Gowda Series, Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister the Serial Killer by, Deepanjana Pal’s Hush A Bye BabyYou can get your copy of her books here: https://www.amazon.in/BENEATH-YOUR-SKIN-DAMYANTI-BISWAS/dp/9386797623/Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she created a brand new template for this much-needed book on mental health.Tara and Michelle talk to Sonali Gupta about her book Anxiety: Overcome It and Live without Fear. Sonali tells us about her childhood, and how she became interested in writing and therapy. Michelle shares how journaling has helped her through the years. Tara tells us how she struggles with being labelled as quiet and introverted.We chat about how Sonali wrote her book in 6 months! She wants to make it accessible to everyone in India. What motivated her to write this book? What was her experience of publishing it during the pandemic? What mental health topic will she tackle next? This might just be their most revealing episode to date!In 'Books and Beyond with Bound Season 2', Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Mumbai-based clinical psychologist Sonali Gupta has 16 years of experience in the field of mental health. She writes a weekly column for Mumbai Mirror titled 'Terms of Engagement'. She currently runs a private practice in Khar and South Bombay.You can get your copy of her books here: https://www.amazon.in/Anxiety-Overcome-Live-without-Fear/dp/935357658XTune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she is busting the 'chick lit' myth one romance novel at a time.Tara and Michelle talk to Anmol Malik about her recently published romance novel, Three Impossible Wishes. Tara chats about her love for rom-coms and romance novels, and why ‘chick lit’ is underrated. Michelle finds out what a meet-cute is!Anmol explains the nuances of writing books vs scripts and how dialogues play an important role in revealing the depths of her characters. We chat about subverting genres and the art of writing characters of the opposite gender. How did Anmol go about publishing her debut novel, especially during the pandemic?! How do food and music play an important role in her book? And does she have more feel-good stories up her sleeve?'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Anmol Malik aka Audrey Piano studied Creative Writing from the University of Warwick, England. After working at Leo Burnett and UTV-Disney, she went on to look after the Script Department at Yash Raj Films. Author, singer, songwriter, she' s honestly just a girl doing the best she can.You can get your copy of her book here: https://www.amazon.in/Three-Impossible-Wishes-Anmol-Malik/dp/935357708XTune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
From comics to superheroes to dystopia: find out how he popularized speculative fiction in India.Tara and Michelle talk to Samit Basu, one of the foremost speculative fiction writers in India. After writing everything from fantasy to science fiction, he has recently published a bestselling dystopian novel Chosen Spirits. Michelle loves that Chosen Spirits is set only ten years into the future. Tara finds out why he calls it an “anti-dystopian” novel.Samit gives us great insights into his writing process, especially how he creates fantastical words and characters from his reality. We chat about the writing community then vs. now, and what the future of speculative fiction in India could be. What is his next project? Will he stick to the speculative fiction genre? Can we expect to see his bestselling books adapted on the screen? Samit answers these and more questions in this episode. Do not miss the rapid fire section in the end!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Samit Basu is the author, most recently, of Chosen Spirits, a near-future anti-dystopian novel. He's also known for the Gameworld trilogy of fantasy novels, the Turbulence series of superhero novels, and the Adventures of Stoob series of children’s books. He’s written bestsellers, won awards, and been published in multiple countries and languages. Basu is also the co-writer/director of a Netflix film, comics writer and columnist, and runs Duck of Dystopia, a creativity/arts newsletter.You can get your copy of his book here: https://www.amazon.in/Chosen-Spirits-Samit-Basu/dp/938679781X/Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out how she uses her life experiences in her comedy. And her writing! Tara and Michelle talk to the wonderful comedian Radhika Vaz about her memoir 'Unladylike'. Radhika felt unladylike while growing up, which inspired the name of her comedy show, which inspired the name of her book! We chat about childhood crushes, body hair, and being unapologetically herself in her tell-all memoir. Radhika gives us some great insights about writing for different formats, and how the editor-author relationship is super important in nonfiction writing. What will she do next? Will there be another memoir about her life as a comic? Who does she want to be in her next life? All will be revealed in this episode. 'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Radhika Vaz is one of India’s most well recognized stand-up comedians. Her edgy web-series ‘Shugs & Fats’ won the prestigious Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York and she was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s ‘25 New Faces of Independent Film’. Her book ‘Unladylike, A Memoir’ is now available in stores and on Amazon and she has written columns for The Washington Post, Vogue, Architectural Digest, Times of India, HT, GQ, L'Official and a host of other publications.You can get your copy of her books here: https://www.amazon.in/Unladlylike-Memoir-Radhika-Vaz/dp/938306417XTune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find out why she is fascinated by 200-year old women and how she brings them to life in her books.Tara and Michelle speak to Ira Mukhoty, who is known for her fascinating stories about extraordinary women. Ira tells us about her favorite historical figures and how she wants to make history accessible and interesting for everyone. She shares the experience of releasing a book during the pandemic. What is it like to excavate these histories and why does she call herself a medieval detective? What is her creative process? How does travel inspire her to write? Ira answers these questions and shares some fun stories that you definitely won’t find in your history textbooks! Michelle is especially excited to know more about the Akbar and Birbal stories. And Tara loves all things history!'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Ira Mukhoty is the author of Heroines, Daughters of the Sun, and Akbar: The Great Mughal. Living in one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, she developed an interest in the evolution of mythology and history, the erasure of women from these histories, and the continuing relevance this has on the status of women in India. She writes rigorously researched narrative histories that are accessible to the lay reader. She lives in Gurgaon with her husband and two daughters. You can get your copy of her latest book here: https://www.amazon.in/Akbar-Great-Mughal-Ira-Mukhoty/dp/9389836042/Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Hear from the main protagonists of the podcast. Tara and Michelle are back to give you a sneak-peek into Season 2 and into their lives!You know Tara and Michelle as co-workers and co-hosts. But did you know that they are also very good friends? Dive deeper into their lives. How does Michelle find the time to write? Why does Tara love Michelle’s mom? How does Michelle feel about her move to Bombay? How did Tara learn to break out of her shell? Why does Michelle call Tara a ‘bosslady’? And do they see themselves planning the perfect murder? Find out more about their experiences, their friendship, and what you can expect from Season 2 in this revelatory episode. 'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Tara Khandelwal is an editor and the founder of Bound. She is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University and the Columbia Publishing Course and has worked with Penguin, BloombergQuint, SheThePeople.TV and more. Michelle D’costa is a Mangalorean writer from Mumbai. Her poetry and prose has been published in over 50 literary journals. She loves to interview writers and talks about books on Youtube. She is the Managing Editor at Bound.Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find Out How Amrita Dealt With Manuscript Rejections, How She Drew Inspiration From Life For The Plot Of Milk Teeth And Much More...This week on Books and Beyond with Bound, we are joined by Amrita Mahale, aerospace-engineer-turned-author of the JCB-longlisted Milk Teeth. We talk about Mumbai, the backdrop of her debut novel, and everything that makes the city home. Amrita tells us why she finds airport bookstores fascinating, why she’s intrigued by the relationship between a city and its citizens and what truly makes for a good book. We talk about editing, book deals and writer’s block. We talk about inspiration, fear and patience. Amrita talks us through her major characters – how they possess elements of herself and people she knows, yet are so completely different from reality. She talks about good characterization, the research that went into Milk Teeth and why it is more than a romance novel. Through heartfelt conversation, we explore incidents in her personal life that have influenced characters in her novel. Is Karthik’s coming-out experience inspired by her brother? Or does his risk-averse nature resemble Amrita herself?'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick. Amrita Mahale is the author of the novel Milk Teeth, longlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2019. Amrita was trained as an aerospace engineer and is a product manager at a nonprofit research lab working on artificial intelligence for social good. Her writing has appeared in Hindustan Times, Scroll, Himal Southasian and Brown Paper Bag.You can get a copy of her book here- https://www.amazon.in/Books-Amrita-Mahale/s?rh=n%3A976389031%2Cp_27%3AAmrita+MahaleTune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/ 
Find Out How He Wrote His Deeply Personal Memoir, The Books That Shaped Him and What’s His Writing Routine Like…Author of So Now You Know: A Memoir of Growing Up Gay in India, Vivek Tejuja, opens up to us about his insecurities while writing his first book. From worrying about society’s reaction to such a sensitive and personal subject to being critical of rejection in all aspects of life, he talks us through the struggles he faced as a writer. We talk about reactions, opinions and criticism. How did his family react to his book? What response did it receive? We also talk about dealing with online trolls. We also talk about society and taboo and identity. On this episode, we take a closer look at media and its portrayal of LGBT stories, stereotypes and perspective. From literature to TV shows to pop culture, from Hollywood to Bollywood, we revisit popular entertainment to understand its inclusivity. We talk about Vivek’s reading habits, his favourite books, his writing inspirations.'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Vivek Tejuja has worked with books at Flipkart and now at Verve magazine, and he writes regularly on books and the experience of reading, notably on his blog, The Hungry Reader. His debut book So Now You Know: A Memoir of Growing Up Gay in India was published by HarperCollins India in 2019.You can get your copy of his book here: https://www.amazon.in/So-Now-You-Know-Growing/dp/935357269XTune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find Out How He Manages To Read And Write Poetry, Fiction and Non-Fiction!Tara and Michelle talk to Suhit Kelkar, author of the poetry chapbook The Centaur Chronicles. From stand-up comedy to mythology, Suhit gushes about everything he’s passionate about. We talk ideas, influences and inspiration. We talk about childhood stories and the moment the idea for his first book struck. We discuss perspectives on writer’s block, rejection from publishers and manuscript submissions. Suhit talks about the role journalism played in helping him remain detached from his writing. He talks about freelance work – and why he thinks it’s a great way to enter the writing world. We talk about spirituality, philosophy, aesthetics and mythology – and how they shape Suhit’s ideas and provide him a way to belong to something. From Archies and Enid Blyton to non-fiction on climate change and politics, he takes us through his reading list over the years. From book reviews to beta-reading to spiritual retreats, we’ve got it covered on this episode.'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Suhit Kelkar lives in Bombay, where he works as a journalist. His poems have been published in various Indian and international news and literary magazines, such as Vayavya, The Bombay Literary Magazine, Sunflower Collective, The Tiger Moth Review, Elsewhere Lit, Domus, Hakara, and Cafe Dissensus, among others. His debut poetry chapbook titled The Centaur Chronicles won the 2018 US National Poetry Contest.You can get your copy of his book here: https://www.amazon.com/Centaur-Chronicles-Suhit-Kelkar/dp/9387883159Tune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
Find Out How She Does It all: Crime Thrillers, Biographies, Children's Fiction, Journalism and MoreTara and Michelle speak to Deepanjana Pal, author of Hush a Bye Baby, a thriller about a murderous gynaecologist. She is also the author of the biography of artist Ravi Verma. And to top it off, she is a journalist who also writes children’s fiction. She tells us why she thinks genre is a made-up concept, why Harry Potter is overrated (gasp) and how commercial fiction can offer great lessons in writing.On the episode, we chat about patriarchy, female feticide and the implications of having a female antagonist in a feminist novel. Deepanjana gushes about her love for reading and writing, she has loved words since she was three years old and how she can’t imagine doing anything else, yet warns us about the practicalities of the profession. 'Books and Beyond with Bound' is the podcast where Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D'costa of Bound talk to some of the best writers in India and find out what makes them tick.Deepanjana Pal is a Mumbai-based author and journalist. She is the author of Hush A Bye Baby and The Painter: A Life of Ravi Varma. She studied English Literature at St. Stephen’s College and postcolonial theory and literature at University of Warwick. Her non-fiction writing on culture and gender has appeared in publications like The Atlantic, Wallpaper, Caravan, Buzzfeed and Vogue. She has worked with Time Out Mumbai, Firstpost and Newslaundry and is currently an associate editor with The Hindustan Times.You can get your copy of her books here: https://www.amazon.in/Books-Deepanjana-Pal/s?rh=n%3A976389031%2Cp_27%3ADeepanjana+PalTune in every Wednesday for a new episode.Follow Bound on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter: @boundindiaFollow our podcast on Instagram: @boundpodcastsYou can check out our website at https://www.boundindia.com/podcast/
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KALYAN REDDY

really enjoyable informative and realizebul

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