On Wednesday, August 24. meet Siddharta Deb, author of The Beautiful and the Damned: Life in the New India. Deb is a novelist and university professor at the New School in New York City. His foray into non-fiction caused a stir in India when one of the subjects of the book, Arindam Chaudhuri, filed a lawsuit against him, Penguin India, Google India and the magazine Caravan for “grave harassment and injury.”
Where: Metropolitan Restaurant and Bar, 20 Victoria Street
More info: South Asian Journalists Association, Toronto Chapter
Read an excerpt from his book from The Nation.