This five-day festival is the largest of its kind in Asia and the world’s largest free literary festival.It’s held annually on the green grounds of Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. My Name is Red is a meditation on authenticity and originality . An ambitious work on so many levels at once." Melvin Jules Bukiet, Chicago Tribune"Most enchanting .
But because figurative art can be deemed an affront to Islam, this commission is a dangerous proposition indeed.
Her first book, The Interpreter of Maladies, is a short story collection which won the Pulitzer Prize.
Her novel The Namesake was made into a film, but my favorite is Unaccustomed Earth, a collection of short stories and one novella.
In 1984, she made the list for ‘In Custody’ that was made into a film in 1993.
The third and final time was for her bi-cultural novel ‘Fasting, Feasting’ in 1999.