Cherry Red, Cherry Black: Kaapi in India
Kavery Nambisan with Nitin Pai
Kavery Nambisan is a surgeon and novelist from Kodagu district, Karnataka. She has spent most of her surgical career in rural India and currently lives and works in Kodagu.
She has published six novels and two works of non-fiction. Many of her novels have been shortlisted for major awards. Her medical memoir A Luxury Called Health was published in 2021.
Nitin Pai is co-founder of the Takshashila Institution, an independent think tank and school of public policy. He claims that he remains an electrical engineer despite dabbling in civil service, economics, biology, philosophy and coffee-making. He receives daily education from his wife, three kids and dog.