'Swimmer Among the Stars' Author Kanishk Tharoor Visits Sacramento Thursday, April 20, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. A collection of short fiction from Kanishk Tharoor is resonating with readers and critics alike. “Swimmer Among the Stars” was released in January and has since been featured on Weekend Edition with Scott Simon. Tharoor will read from his book April 20 at Time Tested Books in Sacramento. He talks about the book, language and writing before heading across the Sierra for his engagement in Sacramento.