Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss

Recorded Apr 12, 2007
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Daughter of the acclaimed novelist Anita Desai, Indian writer Kiran Desai cinched the 2006 Man Booker Prize with her latest novel The Inheritance of Loss. Desai was hailed as a promising new literary voice with the publication of her first novel, Hulabaloo in the Guava Orchard, which she completed while studying at Columbia University, and her talent was recognized early on by Salman Rushdie, who published one of her stories in the compilation Mirrorwork: Fifty Years of Indian Writing.

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