BOOK TOUR FOR NEW NOVEL, BEFORE WE VISIT THE GODDESS
CHITRA DIVAKARUNI WILL BEGIN HER INDIAN BOOK TOUR ON JAN 16, 2017. (BEFORE WE VISIT THE GODDESS). SHE INVITES YOU TO JOIN HER IN THE FOLLOWING CITIES
DELHI: MONDAY JAN 16, 6 PM, INDIA INTERNATIONAL HOUSE
JAIPUR: JAIPUR LIT FEST, DIGGI PALACE, JAN 20, 11:15 AM, FRONT LAWN. (DISCUSSION OF GODDESS). JAN 22, 3:45 PANEL DISCUSSION ON REWRITING HISTORY
KOLKATA KALAM LIT FEST, JAN 25-28.
Divakaruni's events: JANUARY 26-Calcutta Club
11.15am: Before We Visit The Goddess: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on her new novel.
JANUARY 26- Victoria Memorial
6pm: Chitra Katha: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on her remarkable stories that span across centuries and continents. In conversation with Diya Kar Hazra
Jan 28-Victoria Memorial
4-15pm: Past imperfect, present tense: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Nayomi Munaweera discuss the memories and hopes that define stories from the diaspora.
The Calcutta Club event will need passes: please collect these from Story Bookstore Elgin Road after January 18 or from the Story festival bookstore at Mohor Kunjo between Jan 22 and 25. Limited passes will be available for guests before the event, with the TS Kalam team at the venue, before the event. NO PASSES REQUIRED FOR THE SESSIONS IN VICTORIA MEMORIAL
BANGALORE LIT FEST: FEB 11 AND 12. DETAILS TO COME
CHENNAI: FIRST WEEK OF FEBRUARY. DETAILS TO COME
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 Sarah Reidy • Sarah.Reidy@SimonandSchuster.com
Publicity Contact in India: Bharti Taneja. Bharti.Taneja@simonandschuster.co.in
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 email@example.com. She will do her best to accommodate you.
UPDATE: The national tours for Oleander Girl (novel) and Grandma and the Great Gourd(children’s picture book) have been completed. The books 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."
FOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
You may contact Chitra through her speaking agent, Dawn Stuart of Books in Common, firstname.lastname@example.org