Shehan Karunatilaka - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
6:30 pm
Gandhada Gudi

Fresh off the Booker Stage

Shehan Karunatikala with Jeet Thayil

Day 2
10:00 am

The World of Cricket Writing

Pradeep Magazine, R. Kaushik, Sharda Ugra, Shehan Karunatilaka and Suresh Menon


Shehan Karunatilaka is the winner of the 2022 Booker Prize for his second novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida. He is also the author of the award-winning Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, which was selected for the UK’s 2022 Big Jubilee Read selection. Born in Sri Lanka, he studied in New Zealand and has lived and worked in London, Amsterdam and Singapore. He lives in Colombo with his family, his guitars and his unfinished stories.