Category: books

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My first book, The Elopement, was about running off to Ireland to get married. Kind of. I didn’t mean to run off, and I didn’t mean to get married. Lots […]

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A new book | ‘Finnmark’

Something new today. Here’s how it got made. Three months in the north of Finland at an artist residency program that let me sit still, quietly and largely alone, led […]

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A new book | ‘Nostalgia Cà Phê’

This book is the result of half a dozen trips to Việt Nam, and the conversations that emerged when I was, or wasn’t, looking, and the composite feeling of being-there, […]

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Step a Little Closer

The title of this book is inspired by a series of very improvised, on-the-spot conversations with probably the most creative person I have met in the last decade. (The reason […]

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Drifting into Rīga

 ‘Why Latvia?’ Me: ‘There was the Eurovision contest. Latvia was in it and I got curious….* That’s why. That’s why I wanted to come over here.’ [stares] ‘…’ ‘What? Why […]

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The Dive

It’s been a little while since I wrote or talked about The Dive, published back in 2012. But in recent days I’ve met some people who might like to read […]

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Briefly in Sheffield

This story began in 1999. I went to Sheffield to finish it, in 2015. But I didn’t really get finished until I met the kind of people who reminded me, […]

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Kismuth Vol. I: Kanishka

THE FEELING is intriguing. Of seeing this project… completed. It took me thirty years, if I have to tell the truth, but somehow the sharing of this story through that […]

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Breakfast in Cambodia (2016)

Breakfast in Cambodia is a true story of disconnecting from life in a rich, Western country for one year on ‘the road’ in south and southeast Asia. Of landing in […]

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Kismuth Vol II: The Elopement (2012)

Not available for purchase, The Elopement was Dipika Kohli’s first book.

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