Welcome to Desi Reads.


For book-lovers, from book-lovers. 


We'll help you discover up-and-coming literary talent and undiscovered gems, all connected to the Indian subcontinent - from exciting books and authors to the hottest blogs. 


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Chosen By Sejal.

Table Manners: And Other Stories, is a collection of short stories written by Indian-born British writer Susmita Bhattacharya. Her debut novel, The Normal State of Mind (Parthian Publishing) was published in 2015 and in India by Bee Books in 2017. It was longlisted for the Words to Screen Prize at the Mumbai Film Festival earlier this year. 
Through 18 delightful stories, the reader is taken across a global journey of love and loneliness. The beauty of this novel is the...

Hear Me Now, edited by Titilola Dawudu in partnership with Tamasha Theatre Company is a collection of audition monologues for actors of colour. Having only been released in October, Hear Me Now has become the highest ordered title via the Oberon (The books publishers) website for the whole of 2018. 

This book is, without a doubt, one of the most important publication in British theatre, not only this year, but in h...

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Founders of S.A.S.S

Sheetal Mistry & Shirin Shah

17th May at Tara studios, London hosted a one-off SOLD OUT live book club in from of an audience.  A collaboration between S.A.S.S (South Asian Sister Speak) and their Brown Girl's Book Club, MissyMya and Tara Arts. 

Developed and Dramaturgy by 

Anjali Mya Chadha & Medhavi Patel.


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