Sandip Roy's Dispatches from Kolkata http://kalw.org en Sandip Roy explains "RushdieExplainsIndia" http://kalw.org/post/sandip-roy-explains-rushdieexplainsindia <p></p><p>The Twitter account "RushdieExplainsIndia" has attracted 13,000 followers in a very short time. However it isn't owned by Salman Rushdie, but by Rohit Chopra. Sandip Roy asks Mr. Chopra to explain "RushdieExplainsIndia."</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:47:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 48480 at http://kalw.org Sandip Roy explains "RushdieExplainsIndia" Sandip Roy: The Sound of India Changed http://kalw.org/post/sandip-roy-sound-india-changed <p></p><p>Sandip Roy's Dispatch from Kolkata &nbsp;for Aug. 20, 2014: the anniversary of Indian Independence Day was Aug. 15th.&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Verdana; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;">Sandip Roy reflects on the meaning, and sound, of India old and new.</span></p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 48182 at http://kalw.org Sandip Roy: The Sound of India Changed Sandip Roy: Archive of Indian Music http://kalw.org/post/sandip-roy-archive-indian-music <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">Sandip<span style="color: rgb(50, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> Roy discovers the long lost sounds of Indian, </span>visiting the <a href="http://archiveofindianmusic.org/">Archive of Indian Music</a>.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; color: rgb(50, 51, 51);">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 47915 at http://kalw.org Sandip Roy: Archive of Indian Music Sandip Roy takes one last spin in the Ambassador http://kalw.org/post/sandip-roy-takes-one-last-spin-ambassador <p></p><p>(Sandip Roy's Producer is off for two weeks to have a baby. A new Dispatch will be sent on Aug. 20th)</p><p><span style="font-family: Cambria; line-height: normal;">Once if you owned a car in India, chances are it was an Ambassador car.&nbsp; Rotund and roomy, it’s been described as a bowler hat on wheels – it could easily fit four adults, five kids, a dog, and some picnic hampers. It was the 'everyman car' and it's making into its last slow cruise around the block.</span></p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:31:54 +0000 Sandip Roy 47916 at http://kalw.org Sandip Roy takes one last spin in the Ambassador Sandip Roy: Prajwal is not your usual 'trope' http://kalw.org/post/sandip-roy-prajwal-not-your-usual-trope <p></p><p>A recent tongue-in-cheek blog post on the website Publishing Perspectives listed some 17 must-haves in diasporan South Asian fiction published in the west – arranged marriage, identity crisis, wise grandma, abusive father, colorful fabrics. Writer Prajwal Parajuly says his book The Gurkha’s Daughter checks <em>some</em> of those boxes....</p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 47204 at http://kalw.org Sandip Roy: Prajwal is not your usual 'trope'