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“The Inheritance of Loss.” – Kiran Desai

Friday, December 10, 2010. Today I am grateful for those authors who let their non-mainstream selves show through their work. This increases our sensitivities to the lives and feelings of our brothers and sisters all over this planet.


Kiran Desai, 2007
Born September 3, 1971 (age 39)
New Delhi, India
Occupation Novelist
Nationality Indian; permanent resident USA
Period 1998 to present
Notable work(s) The Inheritance of Loss; Hullabalu in the Guava Orchard

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The language Kiran uses in her book reveals, in a way nothing else can, the bright and dismal aspects of northern India and perhaps, by analogy, other places on earth that do not have a surfeit of material things.

Thank you, Kiran Desai, for allowing us into your alternate worlds!

Doc Meek, Friday, December 10,2010, Strathcona Public Library, Sherwood Park, Alberta, CANADA


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