Mehta, Suketu

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Moroney, Mic. "This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto Review." The Irish Times, 14 Sept. 2019

Qureshi, Bilal. "This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto Review." The Washington Post, 21 Jun. 2019

Bhattacharya, Soumya. "Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found Review." The Guardian, 6 Feb. 2005



Gupta, Sourabh. "America Would Fall Apart if It Were not for Immigrants." The Economic Times, 21 Aug. 2019

Sandhu, Sukhdev. "Suketu Mehta: ‘The Migration Debate Is Driven by Populists." The Guardian, 17 Aug. 2019

Roy, Piali. "In Conversation with Suketu Mehta." Cities of Migration, 19 May 2011

Mahajan, Karan. "An Interview with Suketu Mehta." The Believer, 1 Feb. 2008



Pandurang, Mala. "A City on the Move: Routing Urban Spaces – Literary and Cinematic Representations of Mumbai’s Lifeline, the ‘Local’ Trains." Re-Inventing the Postcolonial (in the) Metropolis, Sandten and Bauer (eds.), 2016



Autobiography/Life Writing

This Land Is Our Land (2019)

Maximum City (2004)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"We Do not Come to America Empty-Handed." Time International, vol. 193, no. 21-22, 2019

"In the Violent Favelas of Brazil." The New York Review of Books, 2013


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Suketu Mehta on Xenophobia and the Immigration at India Today Conclave 2019 in Mumbai. YouTube, 22 Sept. 2019

Suketu Mehta Gives a Talk on His New Book This Land is Our Land. YouTube, 21 Sept. 2019

Suketu Mehta Speaks about Maximum City. YouTube, 5 Feb. 2018

Suketu Mehta about Maximum Cities and  the Future of Bombay. YouTube, 18 Jan. 2016