Megha Majumdar on A Burning

Megha Majumdar on A Burning

The B&N Podcast Barnes & Noble
June 09, 2020 • 35m
Our guest today is Megha Majumdar, debut author of A Burning—our June Discover Pick of the Month. A Burning is an astonishing, heartbreaking story about power—who has it, who doesn’t, and what some will do to get it. In a deceptively slim package like Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys and There, There by Tommy Orange, this is an unforgettable debut by a magnificent new voice. Megha Majumdar, a book editor by trade, never takes the reader for granted, and her writing is full of the contradictions and surprises she looks for in a great novel. We could not get over the complexities, distinct characters and timely messages...

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