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Book Chat Thursday with Jai Chakrabarti on Zoom

October 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Curtis Gallery

Emerging Writer: Jai Chakrabarti

Let’s welcome to Book Chat a new voice to the writing world, Jai Chakrabarti, whose short fiction has appeared in numerous journals and has been anthologized in The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Best American Short Stories, and awarded a Pushcart Prize. Jai was born in Kolkata, India and now splits his time between Brooklyn, NY and the Hudson Valley.  A Play for the End of the World is his debut novel.


Accolades: Oprah Daily’s “30 of the Best Fall Books of 2021 to Cuddle Up With;”  Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s “Books of the Month;”  Paperback Paris’s “Debut Books We’re Excited to Read!”

“Like Jhump Lahiri’s ‘The Lowland,’ Chakrabarti explores his flawed, bewildered characters’ fine-grained emotional shifts when confronted with confusing, violent political movements. ”  -Washington Post

“Chkrabarti’s absorbing debut is an ode to art, friendship, and love…”  – Booklist


October 14, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Curtis Gallery
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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