YOU ARE INVITED
Yes, it's taken a bit of time firming things up, but you know that thing about good things and scenic routes.
We believe we've found the perfect spot for the perfect reading. Pull out your diaries and mark these details for:
A READING BY RANA DASGUPTA
ON SATURDAY, 3rd NOVEMBER
AT LITTLE BALI, 9, LOCK ROAD, GILLMAN VILLAGE
It's just the kind of place that will set you thinking. Rana is not one to sugar coat his words, so come armed with questions. I loved what he had to say about reviews:
"I'd rather see a bad review that has engaged with my book, than a good one that has not."
And this one on what drives some of his writing:
"My writing is above all influenced by conversations with people, particularly the artists and writers that surround me in Delhi. Then its travel. I tend to prefer the kind of wisdom that comes from travel than the kind that comes from staying in one place. And then of course there is culture - art and films are the significant things for me. And the internet."
If you don't have a copy of Tokyo Cancelled, you can buy it before or after the talk. Unless there are compelling excuses, I hope to see all of you here. Yes, it's a hidden slice of Singapore. Take a look:
Stick around to soak in the ambience or some art.....
Or even dinner....
IF YOU ARE DRIVING:
It's tucked away near St Andrew's Junior College. Turn left into Malan Road from Alexandra Road, then take another left at Lock Road to be transported into a nostalgic corner consisting of former army barracks.
The talk is free. If you need more details, the email is firstname.lastname@example.org