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Los Angeles Book Club: The God of Small Things

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PEN America hopes to see you at our May Book Club to discuss The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, who will deliver the 2019 Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. Hosted by Vandana Khanna.

“A novel of real ambition must invent its own language, and this one does.” —John Updike, The New Yorker

SideShow Books offers a 20 percent discount on book club titles. Free and open to all, both PEN America Members and non-Members. Food and drink is available for purchase.


Vandana KhannaBorn in New Delhi, India, Vandana Khanna is a writer, educator, and editor. She is the author of two collections of poetry: Train to Agra and Afternoon Masala, as well as the chapbook, The Goddess Monologues. Her poems have won the Crab Orchard Review First Book Prize, The Miller Williams Poetry Prize, and the Diode Editions Chapbook Competition. Her work has been published widely in journals and anthologies such as the Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, New England Review, The Missouri Review, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace, and Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry.

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