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Kiran Desai

Kiran Desai: The World Arrived in Books

Louisiana Channel | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Because she spent her childhood in an India, that had not yet opened its doors to the larger world, Indian novelist, Kiran Desai, had only her knowledge from books to rely on, before she later became an immigrant.

These Famous Daughters Credit Their Mothers With Their Success

Posted 01.02.2012 | Women

This week, with the death of Hillary Clinton's mother, we got some insight into the major female influence in the life of one of the most accomplished...

Publisher Pays $2.5 Million Advance...

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The deals are popping this week, and publishing is not immune. On the basis of a 4-page proposal, Alfred Knopf's Sonny Mehta has paid $2.5 million for...