Bashabi Fraser: Where Scotland And India Meet
Trained as an Indian dancer and choreographer, Bashabi Fraser is now a highly-respected poet and author in Scotland. She joins us with two new books: Ragas and Reels is a book of poems on the New Scots, with photographs from Herman Roderigues, while Scots Beneath the Banyan Tree recounts stories from Bengal. Includes music and poetry recited 'in the voices of the Tay and the Ganga'. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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