THE STORY OF MY ASSASSINS
Tarun J. Tejpal
"Tarun Tejpal is clever and inventive. In the profoundest way he writes for India" - Nobel Prize Winner V.S. Naipaul
"Deeply humane, raucously funny, dizzy with social and psychological insight! A masterful account of 21st-century ambition, inequality, and power from one of India’s most fearless writers.” - Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo
A Sweeping Saga of Modern India
HARDCOVER • 544 PAGES • £17.99 • ISBN 9781612191621 • PUBLISHED 27th SEPTEMBER 2012
Monday 24th September: Foyles Gallery, Charing Cross, WC2H 0EB. 6.30pm, Free Entry.
Tarun will be discussing The Story of My Assassins with Claire Fox, BBC commentator and Director of the Institute of Ideas. For more information please see the Foyles Event Page
Tuesday 25th September: The Frontline Club, Norfolk Place, W2 1QJ 7.00pm, £12.50/£10.00 concessions
A look at Tarun’s work as an investigative journalist within India as the founder of Tehelka, a news organisation that has become renowned globally for its aggressive public interest journalism. He will be in conversation with BBC World's South Asia editor Shahzeb Jillani. For more information and to buy tickets please visit The Frontline Club.
Thursday 27th September: Blackwell’s, 50 Broad Street, OX1 3BQ 7.00pm, £3.00
Join us to celebrate the launch of The Story of My Assassins in Oxford. Tarun will be in conversation about his writing and giving readings from The Story of My Assassins. Tickets cost £3 and can be obtained by telephoning 01865 333623 or visiting the Customer Service Department, Second Floor, Blackwell Bookshop, Oxford. Please see the Blackwell's events page for more information.
Friday 28th September: King's India Institute, King's College London, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS, 12.30pm-2.00pm
Tarun Tejpal will be discussing his new book The Story of My Assassins), fiction-writing and investigative journalism with Ian Jack, former editor of Granta and Associate Faculty, King's India Institute, and Ruvani Ranasinha, Senior Lecturer, Department of English, King’s College London. Please see the event's Facebook page for more information.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tarun J. Tejpal is a journalist, publisher, novelist and founder of Tehelka, one of India’s leading news magazines that is renowned for its aggressive public interest journalism. He has been named one of India’s most influential people by The Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek.
Tarun J. Tejpal
TARUN TEJPAL WILL BE VISITING THE UK FROM THE 23rd - 30th SEPTEMBER 2012.
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