One of BUZZFEED News’ “15 Books From Smaller Presses You Won’t Be Able to Put Down!”
“A fascinating and well-crafted journey into India’s complex past with characters that will entice you….” Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (The Last Queen, The Forest of Enchantment)
“Wonderfully dense and wise, with a narrative sweep recalling the work of Dickens….” Laura Brown (Quickening, featured in Barnes and Noble’s Discover New Writers Series)
“A sprawling family saga set against some of the most momentous events of 20th century Indian history.” Clifford Garstang (What the Zhang Boys Know, winner of 2013 Library of Virginia Award)
My reading from Love’s Garden was moderated by my friend and colleague, Betty Joseph, Professor of English, Rice University.