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Books in Conversation: Manu Joseph

HOUSTON, January 15, 2013 — Author Manu Joseph reads from his second novel The Illicit Happiness of Other People and talks about the burning societal questions of growing up, family dynamics, and gender roles in 1980s India. (30 min., 34 sec.)


Current Affairs
 /  New York
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 /  New York
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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Current Affairs
 /  Texas
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Current Affairs
 /  New York
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