Man Booker Prize winner on writing as an immigrant


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Join books reporter Olivia Ho as she chats with Man Booker Prize-winning author Kiran Desai (above), who was in town for the Singapore Writers Festival, about the novel she has spent 12 years working on, writing as an immigrant and whether she feels she belongs in the country she calls home.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 06, 2018, with the headline 'Man Booker Prize winner on writing as an immigrant'. Print Edition | Subscribe