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Siddharta Deb: Beautiful and Damned

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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

When: 6pm

More info: South Asian Journalists Association, Toronto Chapter 

Cover: $5

Read an excerpt from his book from The Nation.