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Books and Beyond

Books and Beyond with Bound is India’s no. 1 literary podcast. Hosts Tara Khandelwal and Michelle D’costa interview India’s finest authors about their creative processes, inspirations and writing routines. Tune in for writing tips and book recommendations.

Find out what makes your favourite authors tick! 

  • Manu Pillai
  • Avni Doshi, Booker prize shortlist
  • Ira Mukhoty
  • Samit Basu, JCB shortlisted author



About the hosts

Tara Khandelwal

Tara Khandelwal

Tara Khandelwal is the Founder of Bound. With business and publishing degrees from Columbia University and 10+ years of experience as a book editor, she is constantly searching for new stories and ideas. She loves listening to podcasts and playing with her dog, Simba.

Michelle Dcosta

Michelle D’costa

Michelle D’costa is the Managing Editor at Bound. Her writing has been published in over 50 journals like Eclectica, Litro UK, and more. She is a writing mentor, a book reviewer and a bold and insightful interviewer. She’s a creative problem solver and has built her own community of writers across the globe!

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Demystifying Indian Publishing

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