anurahda roy

Monday 30 November, 2020 at 1 p.m.

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Anuradha Roy is an award winning novelist and journalist. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been translated into fifteen languages. It was named by World Literature Today as one of the “60 Essential English Language Works of Modern Indian Literature”. Her second novel, The Folded Earth, won the Economist Crossword Prize and is widely translated. Sleeping on Jupiter, her third novel, won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and was nominated for the Man Booker Prize. Her fourth novel, All the Lives We Never Lived, won the Tata Book of the Year Award for Fiction 2018, and was longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2018. Her essays and reviews have appeared in newspapers in India, the US and Britain. With her husband Rukun Advani, she co-founded Permanent Black, a publishing house, in 2000.

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