Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of this novel about a newly married Bengali couple’s immigration from India to the U.S., their two children, and how all their lives are shaped by accidental events in spite of their plans and intentions.

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  • Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
  • Patricia Griffith novelist and associate professor of English at George Washington University
  • Christopher Tilghman novelist, critic and professor of literature at the University of Virginia

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