Monthly Archives: January 2014

Interview with – A suitable girl: How young India perceives arranged marriages

(A shorter version of this appeared here.) There is, as far as I know, no book of the kind written on the topic. With no precedent, what was it like approaching the subject? Well, it was lovely, because I didn’t

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Interview with The National, UAE: The modern take on marrying a stranger: arranged marriages in the 21st century

(A shorter version of this interview was published here.) What were some of the big surprises for you from your research and interviews? The biggest surprise for me was how willing people were to share their personal stories. I felt

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