Katja Ivar, author of Deep as Death and Evil Things (both Bitter Lemon Press), and Jean-Baptiste Andrea, author of A Hundred Million Years and a Day (trans. Sam Taylor, Gallic Books), were interviewed by Deborah Kalb Books on May 31.
Thukpa for All by Praba Ram and Sheela Preuitt, illus. Shilpa Ranadeand The Clever Tailor by Srividhya Venkat, illus. Nayantara Surendranath (both Karadi Tales Picturebooks) have been listed as Highly Commended books by the South Asia Book Award.