The Immortal King Rao by Vauhini Vara is a dystopian story steeped in reality: The Tribune India

JGV Prasad This is the first novel to come with so many enthusiastic endorsements, each one well deserved. Vauhini Vara can write well and tell a good story, even if the story is miserable. Oh yeah, this novel is partly (not so) speculative fiction (SF), partly a diaspora novel, and partly a Dalit novel in … Read more

Bruce: As the United States stands on the brink of lawlessness, American companies and BLM leaders have awakened silently

Being “awake” symbolized awareness of the historical and present injustices faced by an individual or group. It symbolizes the blind removal of racism and other systems of oppression and awakening to reality, recognizing the timeless words of Dr. Martin Luther King: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” I am a 26 year old … Read more

Why is Netflix investing heavily in foreign language series

US demand for offers from Japan, South Korea and Spain is high and could be pivotal to attracting and retaining subscribers For Netflix, international programming that finds a fan base in the United States and the world is key. Helps reach new audiences who might not have been interested in Netflix otherwise, helps broadcast data, … Read more

Why is Netflix investing heavily in foreign language series

For Netflix, international programming that finds a fan base in the United States and the world is key. Helps reach new audiences who might not have been interested in Netflix otherwise, helps broadcast data, content and strategy teams identify shows with the highest mobility (display demand in international markets) and where there is scope for … Read more

Sister Dana Seas, “Hope to Wish You a Happy Father’s Day Very Early… :- San Francisco Bay Times

Words of wisdom from a playful nun- By Sister Dana Van Equity sister Dana Seas, “Wishing a very early Happy Father’s Day (June 19) to all gay dads and Drag Kings dads out there! Thank you everyone for raising some very cool people in the community!” Set off properly and proudly Pride month On June … Read more

A terrifying new novel that imagines what happens when tech tycoons take over government – Mother Jones

The facts matter: sign up for free Mother Jones Daily the news. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine. Vauhini Vara has not been prescribed To write about tech tycoons. After spending several years as a The Wall Street Journal A reporter in the 2000s, she left journalism to do an MFA at … Read more

A new novel that helps us reimagine real problems – Mother Jones

illustration mother jones The facts matter: sign up for free Mother Jones Daily the news. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine. Several novels set in 2022 offer unique perspectives on thorny issues in society, from racism to workplace harassment. Call it a summertime fiction reading list for socialites. blank diaryby Amy Yaghi … Read more

Vauhini Vara on grounding the novel with cultural touches ‘The Literary Axis’

This week in Maris . reviewVauhini Vara joins Maris Kreizman to discuss her first novel, Immortal King Raonow from WW Norton & Company. Subscribe and download the episode wherever you get your podcast. *On establishing fiction on cultural grounds: VV: I wanted there to be realistic cultural reference points for this company. As a reader, … Read more