Literature & the Politics of Memory: Daily Mirror

Noontide Toll: AuthorTV

Ten Minutes with: audioboom

Asian Culture Vulture: At the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015

Financial Times: Small Talk

The Hindu: Of War and Peace and Noontide Toll

Writing the City/ Kitaab: On Memory & Time

The New Yorker: Roadkill and Noontide Toll interview

Granta:  Noontide Toll interview

The Telegraph (India): Kolkata interview

Sunday Leader: Wordsmith

Radio France Internationale interview: Confluences

BBC World Book Club: Reef

Asian Bloomsbury at the London Literature Festival, South Bank: Winkball

Introducing The Prisoner of Paradise on YouTube

The Prisoner of Paradise interview on The Strand

Interview in Ferrara: Internazionale a Ferrara

A Life in Writing : The Guardian

First Story: at Somerset House

Interview in the Philippines. Kritika Kultura

Interview in The Independent on publication of The Match.

The Erlangen interview 1997


Recorded Events & Podcasts

A train journey down the south coast: Yakada Yaka on BBC Radio

Challenges for South Asian Writing in the 21st Century Janus at the Wolfson College, Oxford

World City Live: Resonance Radio FM

Pinocchio’s Nose: The Forum BBC World Service

Social Intelligence: The Forum BBC World Service

A Good Read: on BBC Radio 4

Renewals: from Noontide Toll on BBC Radio 3

Unknown Cities: An Essay on Kunming for BBC Radio 3

The Orphan Eye : An Essay on Dickens for BBC Radio 3

Who Needs Stories? – with Michael Morpurgo at the RSL

A short story reading in Canterbury to celebrate Wasafiri.

BBC News: Sense of the City

The New Yorker Photo: Max Vadukul


Reviews in Full

Noontide Toll: Indian Express

Noontide Toll: Financial Chronicle

The Prisoner of Paradise : The Herald

The Prisoner of Paradise : India Today

The Match : Sydney Morning Herald

The Match : The Scotsman

Heaven’s Edge : The Guardian

The Sandglass : New York Times

Reef : New York Review of Books

Reef : Boston Review

Reef : The Independent

Monkfish Moon : The New York Times

Monkfish Moon : Los Angeles Times


Reading Guides

Heaven’s Edge from Bloomsbury

The Prisoner of Paradise from Bloomsbury

Stories on-Line

Carapace (BritLit)

A House in the Country (BritLit)

Roadkill (New Yorker)

Hazard (Eighteen Bridges)

Red Ink (Guernica)

Stringhoppers (Kunapipi)


Digital Archive

Culture Grid



The 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist