Kiran Desai became the youngest woman writer to win the 2006 Man Booker Prize. In this remarkably candid interview she talks about her struggle in New York while writing her second novel ‘The Inheritance of Loss’. She pays her tribute to her mother Anita Desai who was nominated for Booker Prize three times. She talks about her writing style and her Indianness. She also talks about her hobbies from cooking with her mother to listening to Bali Saggu at one hand and Abida Parveen on the other.