The Writing Lives Series

The Beautiful and the Damned: Writing about the New India

Thursday, November 3, 2011  6:15pm The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room


Free and open to the public

No registration required

First come, first seated

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Siddhartha Deb, author, most recently, of The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India, will deliver the inaugural talk of the Heyman Center's "Writing Lives Series." Gauri Viswanathan will serve as interlocutor and Adam Shatz will chair.


  • Featured Speaker

    Siddhartha Deb

    Associate Professor

    The New School

  • Interlocutor

    Gauri Viswanathan

    Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities

    Columbia University

  • Chair

    Adam Shatz

    Senior Editor

    London Review of Books


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