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Champaca Book Club – Motherwit with author Urmila Pawar and translator Veena Deo

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Champaca Book Club – Motherwit with author Urmila Pawar and translator Veena Deo

You are all invited to the Champaca Book Club on Sunday, 31 January, 2020 at 6:30 pm IST to discuss Motherwit with the book’s author Urmila Pawar and translator Veena Deo who will be in conversation with Somak Ghoshal.  Get a copy of the book from Champaca, and join us on Youtube.     Veena Deo is professor emerita in the English department at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, where she taught between 1991-2019. At Hamline, her courses were focused in African American literature and cross-listed with Women’s Studies and Global Studies. Having studied in India and the US, she has...

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The Age of Pandemics – Author Chinmay Tumbe in conversation with Gayathri Vaidhyanathan

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The Age of Pandemics – Author Chinmay Tumbe in conversation with Gayathri Vaidhyanathan

On Friday, 22 January, 2021 at 7 pm IST, author Chinmay Tumbe will be in conversation with journalist Gayathri Vaidhyanathan, about his book, The Age Of Pandemics. Get your copy of the book from Champaca, and sign up for the Zoom event.   Chinmay Tumbe is passionate about migration, cities and history, and is currently a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. His first book, India Moving: A History of Migration, was published in 2018. This is his second book.Gayathri Vaidhyanathan is a multimedia reporter who writes about science and environment. Her print and audio work has...

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Loss — Author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi in conversation with Mallik Thatipalli

Loss — Author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi in conversation with Mallik Thatipalli

Along with HarperCollins, we are thrilled to present Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi in conversation with Mallik Thatipalli about his new book, Loss. Join us on January 15, 2021 at 7pm IST. Sign up here.

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Reading for Change – SDG 10 with Kai Cheng Thom and Nadika Nadja

Reading for Change – SDG 10 with  Kai Cheng Thom and Nadika Nadja

In our sixth Reading for Change event, we’re reading Kai Cheng Thom’s Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir, as an entry point to SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities. Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars is a playful and surreal fictionalized trans memoir. Join the discussion with your questions and reflections on January 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm IST.Join author Kai Cheng Thom and writer and researcher Nadika Nadja, in conversation about Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars and its relevance to SDG 10, Reduced Inequalities. Get your copy of the book, and join us for the online event....

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The Majesties – Conversation with Tiffany Tsao

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The Majesties – Conversation with Tiffany Tsao

On Saturday, 12 December, 2020 at 4 pm IST, Champaca Bookstore is hosting writer and translator, Tiffany Tsao, who will speak to us about her latest novel, The Majesties. Get your copy of the book from Champaca, and watch the event streamed live on our Youtube channel. Tiffany Tsao is a writer and literary translator. She has authored three novels, the most recent one being The Majesties (Pushkin Press, 2020). Her translations from Indonesian to English include Norman Erikson Pasaribu’s poetry collection Sergius Seeks Bacchus and Dee Lestari’s novel Paper Boats. She spent her formative years in Singapore and Indonesia before...

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