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Salman Rushdie on “The Golden House”

I’ve long imagined speaking with Salman Rushdie ever since I read “Midnight’s Children”. I never imagined it would come true! I hope you enjoy this clip taken from Random House’s “Off the Page” event in NYC where we talk about his most recent book “The […]

Episode 96: Mohsin Hamid on Immigration, Life in Pakistan & Donald Trump

Episode 96: Mohsin Hamid on Immigration, Life in Pakistan & Donald Trump

Listen to Mohsin Hamid HERE. Sure to win a swath of awards this year, Mohsin Hamid‘s timely and important novel Exit West is about young lovers Nadia and Saeed, whose relationship is pressurized and contorted by war. In this unnamed city, suspended somewhere between the […]

Episode 74: Anuradha Roy on Womanhood in India

Episode 74: Anuradha Roy on Womanhood in India

  Immerse yourself in the life of a young documentarian searching for her roots in a seaside Indian pilgrim town in┬áSleeping on Jupiter, Anuradha Roy’s most recent novel about the legacy of war and the state of womanhood in India. One of the pleasures of […]

Episode 70: Revisting Mary-Louise Parker on Men and Motherhood

Episode 70: Revisting Mary-Louise Parker on Men and Motherhood

  We’re republishing one of our favorite interviews, with actress and writer Mary-Louise Parker. If you missed it the first time, I hope you’ll take a listen now. As many of you know, Mary-Louise is the Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe award-winning actress and writer […]