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Saturday, December 11, 2010
PAST: Book Launch for "India Calling" at Eden Lounge WED, Jan 12th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Free, RSVP requested
Book launch party for "India Calling," by Anand Giridharadas
Book launch party and special half-price cocktails, wine and beer from 6:0pm - 7:00pm. View more info on facebook invite.
About the book: Reversing his parents' immigrant path, a young American-born writer returns to India and discovers an old country making itself new
"In India Calling, Giridharadas brings to life the people and the dilemmas of India today, through the prism of his émigré family history and his childhood memories of India. He introduces us to entrepreneurs, radicals, industrialists, and religious seekers, but, most of all, to Indian families. He shows how parents and children, husbands and wives, cousins and siblings are reinventing relationships, bending the meaning of Indianness, and enduring the pangs of the old birthing the new. Through their stories, and his own, he paints an intimate portrait of a country becoming modern while striving to remain itself."