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Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 1, 2019

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 1, 2019

Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 1, 2019 Loose Reads w/ Kiran Dass: July 1, 2019, 12.66 MB
Monday, July 1, 2019

Kiran pops up to the studio to talk about the winner of the 2019 International Booker Prize, Celestial Bodiesby Jokha Alharthi. The novel is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where it follows the narratives of three sisters, Mayya, Asma and Khawla. These women and their families witness Oman evolve from a traditional, slave-owning society slowly redefining itself after the colonial era. This book is the first of it's kind to be transalated out of it's original language to English and Kiran adores it.