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Anuradha Roy, Sleeping On Jupiter

Traveling from India to the US, Man Booker long-list author Anuradha Roy discusses Sleeping on Jupiter.  This unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, weaves a deep and disturbing story based on religion, love, and violence in the modern world. 
Sleeping On Jupiter


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about the author: Anuradha Roy
Anuradha Roy's latest book, Sleeping on Jupiter, won the DSC Prize for fiction and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015. She won the Economist Crossword Prize for her novel, The Folded Earth. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been widely translated and was picked as one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post and the Seattle Times. It has been named by World Literature Today as one of the 60 most essential books on modern India and was shortlisted for the Crossword Prize. 

Anuradha Roy won the Picador-Outlook Non-Fiction Prize in 2004 for her essay, "Cooking Women".  She works as a designer at Permanent Black, an independent press which she runs with her husband, Rukun Advani. She lives in India.

Other Works:

  • An Atlas of Impossible Longing (2008)
  • The Folded Earth (2011)
  • Sleeping on Jupiter (2015)
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