Sawnet - Bookshelf -
- Online: another subcontinent
- a moderated online community dedicated to discussions of South Asian art, film, food, literature and music. Anyone can read the forums but only members (free
registration) can post.
- Online: Sasialit
Literature of South Asia and its diaspora. The SASIALIT mailing list
is for the discussion of contemporary literature of South Asia
(Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka),
including works by authors of South Asian origin
throughout the world.
- Online: Indian Poets.
- A yahoo group started in Sep 2004.
- Zurich, Switzerland: The Literature Club -- Sig Zurich
- The Literature Club -- Sig Zurich has been running since 1991
under the auspices of the Swiss India Society Zurich. About 8-10
people meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 1700 h, at
the Villa Schonberg, Gablerstrasse 15,
8002 Zurich. They read books connected with India, both classical
(the Upanishads, Kalidasa's dramas, Bhasa's writing) and contemporary
literature. Contact: Dr. Chandra Holm at
- New York City: South Asia Book Club.
The NY-based South Asia Book Club plans to meet monthly to discuss
works in English by authors of South Asian origin. Our first meeting
10 Oct 200 at Maharaja Indian restaurant. For more info, contact
- New York City: SALAAM! Monthly Reading Series
- The SALAAM! Monthly Reading Series will include original and
pieces of work, to be read the third Monday evening of each month at
Asian American Writers^R Workshop in Midtown Manhattan. We are
one-act and full-length plays, screenplays, monologues, and any other
works dealing with South Asian American themes. Submissions to:
P.O. Box 230028
New York, NY 10023-0028
Phone: 212-330 -8097
- Washington DC: NETSAP Book Club
- Reads one South Asian book a month. Schedule:
Netsap book club
website. To join the club, send email to
- Connecticut: SNEHA Book Club
- The SNEHA Book Club meets three times during the calendar year, at
the UConn. School of Social Work, 1798
Asylum Ave, W. Hartford, Connecticut. It is free and open to all book
enthusiasts. For more information, send email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The Nov 2000 meeting
discussed Pico Iyer's 'The Global
Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home'.
- Boston: Women of Color Reading Circle
- The Women of Color Reading Circle invites you to join us each
month to review books written by women of color. Meetings are held at 7pm at
the Women's Center in Cambrige (Central Square).
- Atlanta: Last Sunday Book Club
- Meets once a month to discuss a book and choose the next one. The first book
(Oct 2004) is 'The Last Song of Dusk', by Siddarth Shanghvi. For venue and other details, contact: Ami V. Majmundar, email: phool18 at hotmail.com.
Contact us: info-at-sawnet-dot-org