Part II - Bharati Mukherjee talks Literature & Psychic Violence at the UN

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BHARATI MUKHERJEE is the author of eight novels (most recently, Miss New India); and two collections of short stories (Darkness and The Middleman & Other Stories),and the co-author, with Clark Blaise, of two books of non-fiction (Days and Nights in Calcutta and The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy), and numerous essays on immigration and American culture. She is the first naturalized U.S. She is the first naturalized U.S. citizen to have won the National Book Critics’ Circle Award for Best Fiction. She has been a Professor of English at UC Berkeley since 1989.

Upcoming Readings

Friday, July 29: Reading w/ Clark Blaise at the NY State Writers Institute summer program held on the Skidmore College campus, Saratoga Springs, NY

Wednesday, August 24: Booksmith Bookstore, San Francisco; 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 30: Pegasus Bookstore, Berkeley, CA; 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 9: Reading with Clark Blaise at Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA; 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 17: Brooklyn Literary Festival

October 19-28: International Festival of Authors (IFOA), Toronto

SEVERAL TELEVISION AND RADIO INTERVIEWS ARE AVAILABLE, including NPR/Terri Gross, “Fresh Air”; NPR/ “Talk of the Nation”; NPR/ “The Briah Leherer Show”; Iowa Public Radio; KQED/Michael Krasny, “Forum”


Language: English

Length: 10:26

Country: United Nations

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