Balli Kaur Jaswal – You’re Booked

Now this is a treat! Get ready for a fun, frank and fascinating conversation with the great Balli Kaur Jaswal! Balli is the author of five award-wining, bestselling novels, translated into fifteen languages. Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widowswas picked by Reese Witherspoon for her book club, Sugarbreadwasa finalist for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize and the 2018 Singapore Literature Prize and her new novel Now You See Us has just been released to international acclaim. We talked to her about formative reading adventures in Russia, Japan, Singapore and the Philippines, stories of female solidarity, the book that made her want to build worlds and the unfortunate consequences of starting your own detective club.

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Daisy Buchanan – Limelight

Balli Kaur Jaswal – Now You See Us

Balli Kaur Jaswal – Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

Roald Dahl – The Twits

Roald Dahl – The Witches

Francine Pascal – Sweet Valley Twins

Judy Blume – Forever

Beverly Cleary – Ramona Forever

Beverly Cleary – Fifteen

Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little House on the Prairie

Various – The Bookworm Club

Various – The Bookworm Gang

RL Stein – Goosebumps

Daisy Buchanan – Insatiable

RL Stein – Fear Street

Judith Krantz – Scruples

Shirley Conran – Lace

Samantha Irby – Quietly Hostile

Avni Doshi – Burnt Sugar

Abigail Burdess – Mother’s Day

Tayari Jones – Silver Sparrow

Tayari Jones – An American Marriage

Elizabeth Gilbert – City of Girls

Kent Haruf – Plainsong

Coco Mellors – Cleo and Frankenstein

Hanya Yanagihara – A Little Life

Patrick deWitt – French Exit

Ann M. Martin – Babysitter’s Club

Jane Austen – Sense and Sensibility

Kayla Rae Whitaker – The Animators

Louise Bagshawe – Career Girls

Daisy Buchanan – Careering

Hema Sukumar – Minor Disturbances at Grand Life Apartments

Barbara Kingsolver – Demon Copperhead

Charles Dickens – David Copperfield

Abi Dare – Girl With the Louding Voice

Madhuri Vijay – The Far Field

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