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Podcast: The Soft Nostalgia of the NRIs Is Turning Into Hard Fundamentalism

In conversation with author Amitava Kumar about his new novel, and why and how he chose the subject of fake news.

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In his latest novel A Time Outside This Time, Amitava Kumar, teacher, journalist and writer, explores fake news, which has become a major problem in these social media saturated days.

But the novel is much more than that. It also incorporates Hindutva, immigration and nostalgia, with the personal story of the narrator.

In this podcast interview with Sidharth Bhatia, the author discusses his novel, and why and how he chose the subject of fake news.