Manreet Sodhi Someshwar - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
5:30 pm – 8:02 am
Tughlaq

The Inheritance of Loss – Jallianwala and After

Amandeep Sandhu, Manreet Sodhi Someshwar, Navdeep Suri with Preeti Gill

Day 2
4:30 pm – 8:02 am
The Red Couch

Wasted

Ankur Bisen with Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Day 2
6:15 pm – 8:02 am
The Red Couch

The Radiance of a Thousand Suns

Manreet Sodhi Someshwar with Amandeep Sandhu

Bio

Manreet Sodhi Someshwar is an award-winning and bestselling writer of five books. Khushwant Singh hailed her “a star on the literary horizon.” Manreet and her work have featured at literary festivals in Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong, India, NYC. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, the South China Morning Post and several Indian publications. The Radiance of a Thousand Suns, her latest novel won advance praise from Gulzar who has called it “a manuscript of history, live and happening.” In the press, Radiance is getting glowing reviews with The Hindu calling it “an epic,” Mint Lounge “a powerful novel,” and the Hindustan Times citing it “an act of rebellion against the nature of memory and the sanitisation of the history of independent India.”