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The Folder Earth

  • Jan 13, 2013 · 4:30 PM
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Come join us in January as we read Anuradha Roy's "The Folder Earth".



WITH HER DEBUT NOVEL, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, Anuradha Roy’s exquisite storytelling instantly won readers’ hearts around the world, and the novel was named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post and The Seattle Times.

Now, Roy has returned with another masterpiece that is already earning international prize attention, an evocative and deeply moving tale of a young woman making a new life for herself amid the foothills of the Himalaya. Desperate to leave a private tragedy behind, Maya abandons herself to the rhythms of the little village, where people coexist peacefully with nature. But all is not as it seems, and she soon learns that no refuge is remote enough to keep out the modern world. When power-hungry politicians threaten her beloved mountain community, Maya finds herself caught between the life she left behind and the new home she is determined to protect.

Elegiac, witty, and profound by turns, and with a tender love story at its core, The Folded Earth brims with the same genius and love of language that made An Atlas of Impossible Longing an international success and confirms Anuradha Roy as a major new literary talent.

About the Author Anuradha Roy is the author of An Atlas of Impossible Longing, which has been published in sixteen countries and named by World Literature Today as one of the sixty most essential books on modern India. She lives in India.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Free Press; Original edition (April 24, 2012)

This novel is available in hardcover, paperback, audio and Kindle / Nook from Amazon and Barnes & Noble

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  • S K.

    what do you guys do in this meetup? get together to read or discuss the book after you have read it already?

    January 13, 2013

  • Sana R.

    I am so sorry to have to miss the January meeting - I will be teaching in Helsinki until J1/25. I look forward to attending future meetings.

    Best, Sana

    December 10, 2012

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