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Moray House Trust
239 Camp & Quamina Sts, Georgetown

Readings with Gaiutra Bahadur, author of Coolie Woman
Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 5.30 pm

In conversation with Brendan de Caires
Friday, 23 May 2014, time tbc

Calabash Festival
Jakes, Treasure Beach
‘Globality’, with Robert Antoni and Andrea Stuart
Saturday, 31 May 2014, 10pm


Coolie Woman

December 2013
Reading and talking with Gaiutra Bahadur, author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture
Saturday, 28 December 2013, 4pm
May Day Bookstore and Cafe, 2254/2A Shadi Khampur, New Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi 110008

A Matter of Rats

July 2013
In conversation with Amitava Kumar, about his new book, a short biography of Patna
22 July, 6pm
Oxford Bookstore, N 81, Connaught Place, New Delhi


Events 2013

Capital M Literary Festival, China, March 2013


Wanderlust writing: Creating a narrative loyal to the traveller’s experience

with Rahul Jacob, Beijing, 9 March, 3 pm
3/F, No. 2 Qianmen Pedestrian Street

with Mishi Saran, Shanghai, 10 March, 1 pm
6 & 7/F, No. 5 The Bund


Past events

Bocas Literature Festival, 26-29 April 2012
From the pitch to the page: the literature of cricket
with Rahul Bhattacharya and Joseph O’Neill; chaired by Brendan de Caires
27 April 2012, 1.00–2.00 pm, Old Fire Station

Fiction readings
Rahul Bhattacharya and Chika Unigwe; chaired by Anita Sethi
29 April 2012, 11.00 am – 12.00, Old Fire Station

Kolkata Literary Meet, 29, 30, 31 January 2012

In a Strange Land
Kapka Kassabova and Rahul Bhattacharya in conversation
31 January 2012, 12.25pm – 1.25pm

Captaining a Nation
Imran Khan and Rahul Bhattacharya on cricket, politics and Pakistan
30 January 2012, 4.15 pm – 5.15 pm

Manuscript to Bestseller and/or Critical Acclaim
Amish Tripathi and Rahul Bhattacharya discuss the fate of a book with Diya Kar Hazra
29 January 2012, 4.15 pm – 5.15 pm

Jaipur Literature Festival, 23 January 2012
The Umpire Strikes Back
Romesh Gunesekera, Rahul Bhattacharya in conversation. Introduced by Annie Zaidi.
23 January 2012, 3.45 pm – 4.45 pm, Diggi Palace, Jaipur

Reinventing Reality: Readings
Rahul Bhattacharya and Kiran Nagarkar. Introduced by Nilanjana Roy.
23 January 2012, 5.15 pm – 6.15 pm, Diggi Palace, Jaipur


Mumbai Fully Booked
The Times of India Literary Carnival, December 2011
South Asian Quartet
Shehan Karunatilaka, Mohsin Hamid, Rahul Bhattacharya and Vikram Chandra in conversation with Chiki Sarkar
4 December 2011 5.30 pm-7.00 pm, Mehboob Studios, Bandra

The Hindu Lit for Life

Chennai, October 2011

Playing Fields
Shashi Tharoor, Mukul Kesavan, Rahul Bhattacharya in conversation
30 October 5.30pm– 6.20pm, Hyatt Regency, 365, Anna Salai

Destination Detectives
Rahul Bhattacharya in conversation with Latha Anantharaman
29 October 2011 11.30am–12.20pm, Hyatt Regency, 365, Anna Salai


Singapore Writers Festival, October 2011
Getting Lost: The Sly Art of Travel Writing
Featuring: Tan Wee Cheng, Rahul Bhattacharya, Brian Thacker
Moderator: Stephen McCarty
Venue: Transaction Pavilion, Campus Green, Singapore Management University
23 October 2011 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sticky Wickets and Red Cards: Challenges of Sports Writing
Featuring: Rahul Bhattacharya, Neil Humphreys
Moderator: Chia Han Keong
Venue: Transaction Pavilion, Campus Green, Singapore Management University
23 October 2011 11:30 am – 12:30 pm


Edinburgh Book Festival, August 2011
Turning Their Backs on India
Rahul Bhattacharya and Mirza Waheed

Cargo Special Delivery
Brand new, fresh writing. Legendary authors. The best of Scottish music. All under the one roof in one night.

Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Wales, June 2011
Fictions: Heart of Darkness
Edward Docx and Rahul Bhattacharya talk to Anita Sethi
Event 248 • Thursday 2 June 2011,10am • Venue: Elmley Foundation Theatre


Birmingham Book Festival, May 2011
Indian novelist Rahul Bhattacharya presents The Sly Company of People Who Care at Ikon Gallery


PEN World Voices Festival, New York, April 2011

Cocktail Hour Reading, Bowery Poetry Club, New York City
29 April 2011
With David Bezmozgis, Rahul Bhattacharya, Tomas Espedal, Pierre Guyotat, Shin Kyung-sook, andIrvine Welsh

The Great Global Book Swap, Scandinavia House, New York City
29 April 2011
With Leila Aboulela, Nathacha Appanah, and Rahul Bhattacharya

A Literary Safari: A Unique Experience, Westbeth Home of the Arts, New York City
28 April 2011
With Nathacha Appanah, Rahul Bhattacharya, Abdelkader Benali, Amélie Nothomb,Ksenia Shcherbino, Teresa Solana, John Burnside, Mircea Cărtărescu, Manuel de Lope, Deborah Eisenberg, Marcelo Figueras, Jonas Hassan Khemiri, Hervé Le Tellier,Daniel Orozco, Gunnhild Øyehaug, and Lynne Tillman