Upcoming Event: Oleander Girl has been chosen as a Citywide Read in Mansfield, TX (Dallas area). Chitra will give a talk at the Mansfield Library on April 28, 2017. Details below. 

Evening with Author Chitra Divakaruni: Friday, April 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Mansfield Public Library (104 S. Wisteria St., Mansfield, TX 76063). It is a free event, but please RSVP. Here is the schedule:

  • 6 p.m. Hors D’oeuvres 
  • 7 p.m. The Friends welcome Ms. Divakaruni
  • 8 p.m. Coffee, desserts and the book signing

Order a copy of Oleander Girl here


CHITRA DIVAKARUNI HAD A VERY SUCCESSFUL INDIA BOOK TOUR FOR THE PAPERBACK OF HER NEW NOVEL, BEFORE WE VISIT THE GODDESS. She thanks everyone who helped to organize the tour and set up publicity and also the thousands of readers that came to her events. Special thanks to publicist Bharti Taneja of Simon and Schuster India, the organizers of the Jaipur Lit Fest, the Tata Steel Kolkata Kalam, and the Bangalore Times Lit Fest, as well as Lady Shri Ram College, Ethiraj College, and IIT Madras, and Crosswords Bookstore. Photos of the tour are on her blog.

To order a copy of Before We Visit the Goddess, please visit these sites below. To order a copy in India (Amazon India or Flipkart) scroll down to the bottom of this page. 


Publicity Contact in USA: Sarah Reidy • Sarah.Reidy@SimonandSchuster.com  Publicity Contact in India: Bharti Taneja. Bharti.Taneja@simonandschuster.co.in

FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, please contact Dawn Stuart at Books in Common
(541) 318-6288; dawn@terracommunications.net

BOOK CLUBS:  Here is a Reading Group Guide for Before We Visit the Goddess.

 If you have a book club of 10 or more members and would like Chitra to do a free skypetalk with you, or answer email questions, contact her at chitra.divakaruni.list@gmail.com. She will do her best to accommodate you. 

AT PAGES BOOKSTORE, LOS ANGELES, WITH READERS OF BEFORE WE VISIT THE GODDESS

AT PAGES BOOKSTORE, LOS ANGELES, WITH READERS OF BEFORE WE VISIT THE GODDESS

  UPDATE: The US national tour for Before We Visit the Goddess has been completed. The book received excellent reviews and an enthusiastic reception in the many cities to which Chitra traveled. Chitra writes: "My heartfelt thanks to all who came out to attend the events and make the tour a success and also to those who have put up reviews of the books on their favorite internet sites such as Goodreads, LibraryThing and Amazon. Please continue putting up reviews as that really helps to spread the word about my books. If you have comments or questions about the books, please write to me on my FB page, https://www.facebook.com/chitradivakaruni or on Twitter, @cdivakaruni."

FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
You may contact Chitra through her speaking agent, Dawn Stuart of Books in Common, dawn@terracommunications.net 

CHITRA AT BOOKS INC., MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

CHITRA AT BOOKS INC., MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA