All Episodes

ALL EPISODES

Ep. 14: Jaipur and Japan with Anukrti Upadhyay

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In the 14th episode of India Booked, author Anukrti Upadhyay takes us through the deserts of Rajasthan and the hot springs of Japan through her novel Kintsugi....

Ep. 13: Timeless Tales from Marwar with Vishes Kothari

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For centuries, Rajasthan has been a gold mine of oral traditions and histories, with Padma Shri Vijaydan Detha being one of the foremost storytellers of all time....

Ep. 12: Serenading Sound with Shantanu Datta

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Bringing in the 12th episode of India Booked on a high note! Shantanu Datta, in his 30-year-long journalism career, has interviewed such global icons as Roger Waters (Pink...

Ep. 11: Kolkata: A Literary Lens with Arunava Sinha

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A prolific translator, the Books Editor at Scroll.in, and professor of creative writing and literary journalism; Arunava Sinha is one of India’s most important literary figures. In...

Ep. 10: Stepping into heritage with Vikramjit Singh Rooprai

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In this episode of India Booked, host Ayushi Mona speaks to Vikramjit Singh Rooprai, an educator, heritage activist and author. They discuss all things Indian heritage, especially...

Ep. 9: Art, Code, and Sanskrit with Vikram Chandra

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In our latest episode, Ayushi Mona and bestselling author of such works as Sacred Games and Red Earth and Pouring Rain, Vikram Chandra, discuss his non-fiction debut,...

Ep. 8: Courtesans in the Indian Imagination with Ruth Vanita

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In this eighth episode of India Booked, Ayushi Mona speaks to the stalwart academic and writer Ruth Vanita. They chat about her journey writing about the courtesans...

Ep. 7: Home and away with Sayantani Dasgupta

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Essayist, short-story writer, and author of ‘House of Nails‘, and ‘Fire Girl’, Sayantani Dasgupta speaks to Ayushi Mona about her childhood experiences – from being an avid-reader...

Ep. 6: Combat Journalism with Teresa Rehman

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In Bulletproof, journalist and author Teresa Rehman goes beyond statistics and looks at documentary evidences, and shows us how conflict impacts women, children, health etc. A first-of-its-kind...

Ep. 5: India’s Highway Economy with Rajat Ubhaykar

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In Truck De India!, journalist Rajat Ubhaykar embarks on a 10,000 km-long, 100% unplanned trip, hitchhiking with truckers all across India. On the way, he makes unexpected...

Ep. 4: Bad Money with Vivek Kaul

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Bad Money, Vivek Kaul’s latest works, is an important title for the way he discloses the history of the Indian Economy and Banking system, and discusses why...

Ep. 3: Invisible Man with Nandini Krishnan

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Invisible Man, the seminal work (controversies and shortcomings included) talking about the Indian transmasculine network, is an important work for bringing the community’s voice to the fore....

Ep. 2: Food and Faith with Varud Gupta

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In the second episode of India Booked, travel through a Christian village in Meghalaya, meet the Kolkata-based Jewish community and feast on the 56-course feast at Jagannath...

Ep. 1: Understanding Akbar with Manimugdha Sharma

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Manimugdha Sharma is a quizzer, a journalist, and holds an interest and education in history. In Allahu Akbar, he combines his love and knowledge of the past, to give us...