Champaca Books | "Boys From Good Families" author Usha K R in conversation with Keerti Ramachandra

Champaca Books | "Boys From Good Families" author Usha K R in conversation with Keerti Ramachandra

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October 23 | 6:30PM

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About the Event

Join us on the 23rd of October, Friday, for a conversation with author Usha KR, about her book Boys From Good Families published by Speaking Tiger. She will be in conversation with Keerti Ramachandra, translator and editor.


Boys From Good Families is a powerful, evocative story of love, ambition, the old city of Bangalore and the new city of Bengaluru. You can find it on our online store, www.champaca.in.


About the speakers:

Usha K R is the author of the novels Sojourn (1998), The Chosen (2003), A Girl and a River (2007), Monkey-man (2010), and Boys From Good Families (2020). Her novels have been listed for several awards, including the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Man Asia, and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. A Girl and a River won the Vodafone Crossword Award, 2007. Monkey-man was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, 2012. Her short story ‘Sepia Tones’ won the Katha Award for Creative Writing back in 1995. Usha K R attended the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in 2011. She lives in Bangalore.


Keerti Ramachandra has an MA in English Literature from Karnataka University and an M.Phil in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has varied teaching experience from remedial English to spoken/conversational English, English as foreign language for non-Indians, graduate classes in Literature and Communication skills, and high school courses. Fluent in Marathi, Kannada and Hindi, she frequently translates from all three into English and has received the A K Ramanujan Award for Translation in 1995.





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