'Londonstani': A Streetside Slice of Culture
Laden with vernacular and violence, Gautam Malkani's debut novel Londonstani follows four South Asian teenage kids in London's rough-and-tumble Hounslow borough.
Malkani, who was born in West London, is a journalist for the Financial Times. He talks with Scott Simon about the novel, which he completed not long after the terrorist bombings on the London Underground last July.
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