If you’re in the New York area this month there are several chances to catch Amitava Kumar discuss his new book, Lunch with a Bigot: The Writer in the World. In essays that are a mix of memoir, reportage, and criticism, Kumar tells a broader story of immigration, change, and a shift to a more globalized existence, all the while demonstrating how he practices being a writer in the world.
May 7th: Amitava Kumar and Akhil Sharma discuss their books and life experiences as Indian-Americans. Moderated by Andy Tepper.
7:00 pm, Tsion Cafe & Bakery
763 St Nicholas Ave, New York, New York 10031
May 9th: See Kumar read from his new book and get your copy signed at Oblong Books!
7:00pm, Oblong Books & Music
6422 Montogomery St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572
May 12th: Enjoy a gin and tonic while enjoying Kumar and Dani Shapiro in conversation at Community Bookstore!
7:00pm, Community Bookstore
143 7th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215
May 15th: Not in the city? No problem. Check out Kumar at a reading in New Paltz at Inquiring Minds Bookstore!
7:00pm, Inquiring Minds Bookstore
6 Church St, New Paltz, NY 12561
If you can’t make it to these events, you can still buy Lunch with a Bigot at 30% off. Simply call our customer service department at 888-651-0122 and mention the code E15KUMAR. Or order the book from your favorite local or online bookstore!