Join us as we delve into two distinct yet enthralling segments that celebrate cultural heritage and explore the fascinating world of literary con-artists. From the preservation of Pakistani culture to the allure of charming tricksters, this episode promises insights, reflections, and a dash of intrigue.
The Preservation of Pakistani Culture with Nigar Alam
Ashley sits down with Nigar Alam, the talented author of “Under the Tamarind Tree”. Tune in as they explore how Nigar’s work delicately encapsulates stories of refugees, shedding light on the representation of their struggles and triumphs. Discover how the perception of women and their family’s reputation plays a pivotal role in this narrative, and delve into the inspiring initiatives like the Citizens Archive of Pakistan that foster cultural preservation.
Resources mentioned by Nigar Alam
WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?!: Our favorite cons in books
We all have that special niche interest that we’re drawn to. In this segment Rah, Jordy, and Nox dive into a few of their favorite books that have the trickiest of protagonists- con artists. Join them as they unravel what makes these literary con artist so appealing and the unique elements that draw us into their escapades. Get ready to add to TBR!
Books mentioned by Rah & Nox
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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose