January 25, 2020 | NPR · Dozens of Indians, most of them Muslim, have been killed by police in weeks of nationwide protests against a new citizenship law. Their families believe they were singled out because of their faith.
January 25, 2020 | NPR · Rita Woods’ ambitious novel spans 200 years and multiple storylines — it’s a complex story of loss and survival that doesn’t always work. But Woods creates memorable characters readers can relate to.
January 25, 2020 | NPR · Charles Yu’s new novel follows a TV actor who often gets stuck playing generic Asian men. Yu says he was inspired by shows that set episodes in Chinatown — but keep Asian actors in the background.
January 25, 2020 | NPR · Vikram Paralkar’s novel takes place over one eventful night at a clinic in a small Indian village, where three murdered people confront a doctor; if he can treat their wounds, they’ll live again.
January 25, 2020 | NPR · The daughters of accomplished upright bassist Charlie Haden have reached back even further for inspiration on their latest album, drawing influence from the country roots of their grandfather.
January 24, 2020 | NPR · The Grammy Awards telecast is airing Sunday evening. The Recording Academy says that nothing should overshadow the night, but allegations from its ousted female president and CEO suggest otherwise.