Manil Suri in conversation with Rajesh Parameswaran

Set in a Mumbai on the brink of nuclear destruction, Manil Suri's dystopic The City of Devi tells an unusual story about love against the backdrop of Indian myth. Combining the thrill of Bollywood with the pull of a thriller, the seductively speedy plot is as much determined by the fierceness of its characters' hope as it is by the city's fast descent into religious and political upheaval. Come and hear Suri discuss his new book with Rajesh Parameswaran, author of I Am an Executioner. This event will be sponsored by the South Asians Journalists Association.Manil Suri was born in Bombay and is a professor of mathematics and affiliate professor of Asian studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is the author of The Death of Vishnu, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner award in 2011, and The Age of Shiva.   

Event date: 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

52 Prince St
10012-3309 New York
The City of Devi Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393088755
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 4th, 2013

The Death of Vishnu Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393342826
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 18th, 2012

The Age of Shiva Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393333633
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2009

I Am an Executioner: Love Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307595928
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Published: Knopf - April 10th, 2012