Leaving India

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Former San Jose Mercury News reporter Minal Hajratwala talks about of the Indian diaspora experience through a part-personal, part-reported story of her extended family in Leaving India. Beginning with her great-grandfather's flight from British-occupied India to Fiji, Hajratwala follows her ancestors across the twentieth century to explain how they came to be spread across five continents and nine countries.

Event: Minal Hajratwala will be reading
Monday, March 23, at 6:00 pm
Corner Bookstore
1313 Madison Avenue
She'll be introduced by Samuel G. Freedman, author and professor of journalism, Columbia University.
To RSVP for this event, call 212-831-3554 or e-mail cornerbook@aol.com.
More information here.