Anuradha Roy: Sleeping On Jupiter

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Anuradha Roy: Sleeping On Jupiter
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We are thrilled beyond words to present this evening with Anuradha Roy, one of India’s most acclaimed fiction writers today, here on her first-ever trip to the U.S.. The author of three novels - her first, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, being cited for several year’s best lists; her second, The Folded Earth, received the Economist Crossword Prize; and her third, the exquisite Sleeping on Jupiter (Graywolf Press), was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and won the DSC South Asian Literary Prize, the most prestigious English-language prize for South Asia.

“Sleeping on Jupiter is a timely exploration of the recently exposed casual brutality that men practice against women in India. At the same time, this novel will far outlive its topicality because of its gossamer-like story that avoids the polemical, and its compassionate portrait of human error and frailty. The novel’s canvas feels epic because of Roy’s deft ability to say so much in quick vivid brushstrokes. Long after I had closed the book, its chords still rang in me.”— Shyam Selvadurai

“Stunning. . . . Roy’s poetic prose adds to her novel’s suspenseful atmosphere. . . . Ultimately hopeful despite the tragedies it depicts, Sleeping on Jupiter is a breathtaking read that will transport and haunt you.”—Bust

Anuradha Roy is also co-publisher of the excellent literary press, Permanent Black. This is one not to be missed.
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By: Elliott Bay Book Company