Kiran Desai

Monday, 05 November 2007Listen

Internationally acclaimed writer Kiran Desai recently spoke with Joseph Planta about her Booker Prize winning novel, The Inheritance of Loss (Penguin, 2007).

The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai. (Penguin, 2007)

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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.

Last year, Kiran Desai received the Man Booker Prize for Fiction for her critically acclaimed novel, The Inheritance of Loss. She joins me this morning from here in Vancouver to discuss the book and her career. Just published in paperback, The Inheritance of Loss is available from Penguin and retails for $18.00. Her previous book was Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard. I am pleased to welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Kiran Desai; Good morning, Ms. Desai.


New York Times review of The Inheritance of Loss:

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