From Bangladesh to Brooklyn: Tanwi Nandini Islam’s ‘Bright Lines’

IMG_5360Novelist Tanwi Nandini Islam and I wandered through Brooklyn and talked block parties, miniskirts, the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, and “wish-fulfillment” in her novelĀ Bright Lines.

Here’s her story, which aired on WNYC last week:

http://www.wnyc.org/story/bangladesh-brooklyn-tanwi-nadini-islams-bright-lines/