Author : Jharna Banerji's book launch, Perched on the Periphery in New Delhi

Jharna Banerji the author of ‘PERCHED ON THE PERIPHERY’ is organizing an event to celebrate her book and has invited three women who’s remarkable work impacts the lives of others, to join in and share their stories.

The Speakers:

Jharna Banerji , Author, Pune

Arpita Das, Publisher, Yoda Press

Madhavi Kuckreja , Human Rights Activist, Founder of Sanatkada, Lucknow & Vanangana, Chitakoot

Shibani Vig, Founder, Wonderful World – women on their own trip.

Mary Therese Kurkalang, Art & Culture Manager, Khublei

 

About the Book

Perched on the Periphery paints an intimate portrait of a Hindu widow’s journey to find her identity, search for meaning within a new culture, and contemplate loving again.

Nandita is a middle-aged Hindu widow who has always derived her identity from her roles as mother and grandmother. So, when her son asks her to move from India to Illinois to help settle his young family in a new country, she willingly leaves everything behind.

While Nandita attempts to redefine herself and find meaning in a new culture devoid of familiar traditions, she meets Bill Brady, a grieving widower. As Bill and Nandita form a friendship, she is left to decide whether she wants him as a friend—or something more.

 

About the Author

Jharna Banerji was born in 1936 in pre-partition Karachi, married soon after independence and raised her sons in India and France. Now she travels the world from her home in India and to listen and tell stories.

 

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The event is free and open to all.

 

 

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