Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Anita Desai and Kiran Desai in conversation

If you're interested in 'post-colonial' literature from the Indian diaspora, here's an event which might interest you:

Saturday 31 October 2009

Anita Desai and Kiran Desai in conversation 

"A rare opportunity to listen to the formidable family duo Anita and Kiran Desai, who discuss the different cultural, historical and literary forces that formed their writing lives and which have made them the internationally renowned authors they are today. What were their main influences and how did they start out? Have global publishing contexts changed? How does it feel to share a similar craft? This intriguing conversation between mother and daughter includes short readings from both writers."
At Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, London.   Click here for more details

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