Catherine Menon & Vauhini Vara: Untangling Family Histories
- Mon 15 Aug 15:30 - 16:30
- Wee Red Bar
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Catherine Menon and Vauhini Vara discuss their ambitious debut novels, which unpick family secrets, with Rachelle Atalla. Named one of the Telegraph’s best novels of 2021, Menon’s Fragile Monsters unfolds the dramatic story of a Malaysian family’s changing fortunes. Vara’s The Immortal King Rao blends historical saga and dystopian satire as a Dalit man born in a remote Indian village becomes the most famous tech CEO in the world.