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Splinters in our Psyche: The story of a small bombing

In an exclusive video interview with Brunch, Mahajan talks about his relationship with Delhi, his memories of the Lajpat Nagar blast, the research he put into the book and how it’s not autobiographical.

brunch Updated: Oct 22, 2016 17:54 IST
Karan Mahajan,The Association of Small Bombs,Time
(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

US-based author Karan Mahajan’s newest novel, The Association of Small Bombs, is a fictionalised account of the 1996 bomb blast in Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar market.

The book has featured on the best-books-of-the-year lists of Time, Esquire and New York Magazine, and has been shortlisted for the US National Book Awards 2016.

In an exclusive video interview with Brunch, Mahajan talks about his relationship with Delhi, his memories of the Lajpat Nagar blast, the research he put into the book and how it’s not autobiographical.

First Published: Oct 18, 2016 23:41 IST