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10 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Soniah Kamal. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Soniah Kamal, often where they are interviewed.

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10 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Soniah Kamal. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Soniah Kamal, often where they are interviewed.

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Episode 91: Shikha Malaviya and Soniah Kamal

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In today’s episode, we bring you a conversation with writers and close friends, Shikha Malaviya and Soniah Kamal. Together, they talk about their how they went from strangers to close friends almost in the timespan of one phone conversation, how they help each other as writing partners, and how they embrace their intersecting identities to form communities of writers and readers.

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Visit our website, marginallypodcast.com, for complete show notes and to get in touch.

Find us on Instagram @marginallypodcast. Theme music is "It's Time" by Scaricá Ricascá 

Oct 26 2020 · 1hr 9mins
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Dissecting "Cuties" (feat. Author Soniah Kamal)

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Netflix's latest release, French film Mignonnes (or Cuties in English) by Maïmouna Doucouré, has everyone talking about it—but not in a positive light. With posters and trailers depicting preteen girls dancing lewdly to inappropriate music and wearing provocative clothing, this film has enraged quite a number of people, from Netflix users to state representatives, some even calling for the platform to be cancelled. However, there is more to this film than what's shown at face value, which is why Farheen decided to sit down and talk about it, along with some special guests: Soniah Kamal, author of the acclaimed novel Unmarriageable, and Sumana Syed, a first-year film student and production manager of Authentic & Unfiltered.

Featuring: Soniah Kamal (@soniahkamal) and Sumana Syed (@sumana.f.syed)

Follow Farheen on Instagram: @authentic.unfiltered or visit her website: farheenraza.com

Hosted by: Farheen Raza
Production Manager: Sumana Syed

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Sep 24 2020 · 46mins
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Soniah Kamal's "Unmarriageable"

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Lois Reitzes interviews author Soniah Kamal about her book “Unmarriageable,” a Pakistani take on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”; and Carl Anthony and Leatrice Ellzy about the virtual series "Conversations about Jazz and Other Distractions" hosted by Hammonds House Museum;

Aug 18 2020 · 52mins
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Jennifer Wong & Soniah Kamal: Relocation, Relocation, Relocation

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The influence of place and longing; social norms across time and space and taking your roots with you - this is Jennifer Wong and Soniah Kamal in conversation with author Romesh Gunesekera on ‘Relocation, Relocation, Relocation’

This discussion was part of BookBound, a from-home literary festival that was held during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown. BookBound partnered with Wasafiri Magazine to champion diverse authors, and raised money for the UK mental health charity Mind.

Books:

Soniah Kamal, ‘Unmarriageable : Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan’

Jennifer Wong, ‘Letters Home’

Romesh Gunesekera, ‘Suncatcher’

Find #BookBound2020:

Our website: https://www.bookbound2020.co.uk/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BookBound2020

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bookboundfest/

For subtitles, please visit the YouTube video of this discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHrvqi_oM8s

Festival Partners:

Wasafiri Magazine: https://www.wasafiri.org/

Mind UK: www.mind.org.uk

Please donate if you can: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/bookbound2020

Music: Wonder Under by Glad Rags at https://freemusicarchive.org/

Jul 19 2020 · 1hr
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Roselle Lim (Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop) and Soniah Kamal (Unmarriageable) | Ep16 BOOKS CONNECT US

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Today we have a conversation between authors Roselle Lim and Soniah Kamal. Roselle Lim is a Filipino Chinese writer who came to Canada from the Philippines as a young teen, and penned the novels Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune, and her latest "Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop". Book Riot says that "similar to the sweet fabulist-romcom style of Lim’s debut, this new book follows a young woman’s culinary and magical adventures.”

Soniah Kamal’s debut novel, An Isolated Incident, was a finalist for the Townsend Prize for Fiction. Her new book UNMARRIAGEABLE is a charming update on Jane Austen’s beloved PRIDE AND PREDJUDICE, and an exhilarating exploration of love, marriage, class, and sisterhood.

Here are Soniah Kamal and Roselle Lim in conversation with Penguin Random House's Senior Campaigns Director Christine Hung.

Praise for VANESSA YU'S MAGICAL PARIS TEA SHOP:

“…similar to the sweet fabulist-romcom style of Lim’s debut, this new book follows a young woman’s culinary and magical adventures.”-BookRiot

Praise for UNMARRIAGEABLE:

“Thoroughly charming.”—New York Post

“[A] funny, sometimes romantic, often thought-provoking glimpse into Pakistani culture, one which adroitly illustrates the double standards women face when navigating sex, love, and marriage. This is a must-read for devout Austenites.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

May 28 2020 · 33mins
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Anniqua Rana & Soniah Kamal in Conversation with Sadia Ashraf @ Books Inc, Palo Alto

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Dec 11 2019 · 1hr 39mins
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Kate Rope and Soniah Kamal - 3/18/2019

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Guests: Kate Rope & Soniah Kamal
Shannon talks with with two of Atlanta's most exciting authors. Kate Rope's new book, "Strong As a Mother," is a practical and compassionate guide to preparing for a smooth start to motherhood, both physically and emotionally. Soniah Kamal is returning to the show, this time with her new book, "Unmarriagable," a retelling of Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice" set in Pakistan.
Host: Shannon M. Turner
Mar 19 2019 · 1hr
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Author Soniah Kamal Gives 'Pride And Prejudice' A Modern Update With Novel 'Unmarriageable'

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Written more than 200 years ago, Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" has been widely adapted into films, television shows and spanned book genres from horror to young adult fiction. Soniah Kamal's novel, "Unmarriageable," sets the stinging social satire, memorable characters and plot in contemporary Pakistan. Kamal joined "On Second Thought" to discuss her novel, her love of Austen and her appearance at the Savannah Book Festival in February.
Jan 31 2019 · 14mins
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S4 E01: Dani Shapiro, Soniah Kamal, and Emily Bernard

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S4 E01: In this episode, meet memoirist Dani Shapiro, author Soniah Kamal, and professor Emily Bernard. From fearless family memoirs to updating classic fiction to reflect her own culture, each of these authors’ works share deeply personal pieces of themselves. Hear how the recording process affected each writer and, discover which author’s dreams of being an actress were finally achieved in the recording booth. Enjoy!

Inheritance by Dani Shapiro: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/554262/inheritance/

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/567399/unmarriageable/

Black Is the Body by Emily Bernard: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/538934/black-is-the-body/
Jan 22 2019 · 9mins
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Jessica Handler & Soniah Kamal - 2/2/2015

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Guests: Jessica Handler & Soniah Kamal
Authors Jessica Handler (Invisible Sisters and Braving the Fire) and Soniah Kamal (An Isolated Incident) talk about their lives, the writing process, moving around the world and back, the pressure to make likable women characters, yoga, family, civil rights and shoes.
Host: Shannon M. Turner
Jun 08 2017 · 58mins