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Alka Joshi

Episode 99: Alka Joshi, A Literary Sensation, 7/31/23

Alka Joshi is a literary sensation, celebrated for her bestselling Jaipur Trilogy series, which includes The Henna Artist, The Secret Keeper of Jaipur, and The Perfumist of Paris. With her debut novel, The Henna Artist, Joshi quickly gained widespread recognition, earning a coveted spot on the New York Times bestseller list and being chosen as a Reese Witherspoon Pick. The book has since been translated in 29 countries and 35 territories, and its success has led to a Netflix adaptation currently in development. Born in India, Joshi moved to the U.S. with her family as a child, and went on to receive a BA from Stanford University and an MFA from California College of Arts. She currently resides on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. Joshi's work continues to captivate readers around the world with its rich storytelling, vibrant characters, and unique cultural perspective. Find out more at:

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