Sanjena Sathian - GOLD DIGGERS

Sanjena Sathian - GOLD DIGGERS

Sanjena and I discuss her debut novel Gold Diggers, the responsibilities that come with assimilation, conceptual orphans, writing the research problem she encountered into Gold Diggers, her background as a journalist, Mindy Kaling optioning her story for a TV series, and much more.


Sanjena and I discuss her debut novel Gold Diggers, the responsibilities that come with assimilation, conceptual orphans, writing the research problem she encountered into Gold Diggers, her background as a journalist, Mindy Kaling optioning her story for a TV series, and much more.

Sanjena’s recommended reads are:

  1. All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam Mathews
  2. Groundskeeping by Lee Cole
  3. The Four Books by Yan Lianke

Thanks to Caitlin Hamilton Summie for sponsoring this episode. Her book To Lay To Rest Our Ghosts can be purchased here.  

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