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Novelist Amy Tan (L) and Orville Schell (R) onstage at Asia Society New York on March 6, 2014.

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Janice Pariat on realities of life in northeast India.
Divakaruni participated in a wide-ranging conversation about her latest novel with St. John Flynn.
A successful two-day event in Pakistan's cultural capital leads to speculation that literary festivals just might be the country's "new soft power."
A literature festival becomes a political statement in a city where bomb blasts, like thunderstorms, have become part of the natural order.
"Filthy Rich" author opens up at Karachi Literature Festival.
Joseph reads from his second novel and discusses societal questions of growing up, family dynamics, and gender roles.
Novelist offers harsh truths with sense of humor in NY talk.
"I consider Indians writing in English as writers, first and foremost," says award-winning author and journalist Hari Kunzru. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on January 10.
Novelist visits Asia Society NY, TX Centers this month.
The New York Review of Books' Perry Link re-enters the energetic debate over the awarding of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature to Chinese novelist Mo Yan.

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