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Kalaa Utsavam 2012 Up-Close with Tarun Tejpal


Fri Nov 23 2012, 7:30pm

Where: Esplanade Recital Studio , 1 Esplanade Drive, Marina Bay, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

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"We’ve come to know Tarun Tejpal as an uncompromising editor and publisher…Now he is also well on the way to establishing himself as one of the most ambitious writers of his generation…" - Sunil Khilnani, Author and Professor, King’s College London

Join one of India’s most significant writers Tarun Tejpal as he gets to the heart of writing and discusses his critically acclaimed novels The Alchemy of Desire, Story of my Assassins and Valley of Masks with insights into India.

Listed in Asiaweek’s 50 most powerful communicators in Asia as well as Business Week’s 50 leaders at the forefront of change in Asia, Tarun Tejpal’s name precedes him well beyond India. The writer, who in his 26-year career has been known for his fearlessness and veracity in journalism, is also a celebrated novelist with three literary works under his name. Considered amongst the ranks of Indian writers such as Nobel Laureate V.S Naipaul and Salman Rushdie, his 2005 debut novel The Alchemy of Desire catapulted him into international recognition.

Join India’s voice of reason as he shares his world of award-winning literature with readings and excerpts, facilitated by his colleague, Shoma Chaudhury, a celebrated journalist who was named one of the 150 women who shake the world by Newsweek in 2011.