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Ali's Novel 'Madras on Rainy Days'

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Ali's Novel 'Madras on Rainy Days'

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Ali's Novel 'Madras on Rainy Days'

Ali's Novel 'Madras on Rainy Days'

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Writer Samina Ali's first novel, Madras on Rainy Days, is about a woman modeled after Ali herself. The book is about a young Muslim woman from India, who lives for a while in America and returns to her homeland for an arranged marriage. NPR's Liane Hansen talks with Ali.