PIG N’ WHISTLE, MANHATTAN.
ALGONKIAN WRITER CONFERENCES, NYC. HAPPY HOUR.
I am so privileged to to have been invited to speak to groups of authors in the crime/mystery/thriller, literary fiction and fantasy fiction categories, sharing my advice from an author’s perspective. As seen here with Paula Munier of Talcott Notch Literary Services and bestselling author Vicky Oliver.
A candid shot of me signing copies of VICTIMS FOR SALE at a British Council outpost after an incredibly engaging book-reading and a discussion on crimes against women - an event, which saw a fantastic turnout from book-lovers and British Council patrons, alike.
BRITISH COUNCI. JAN. 2019
FICCI Ladies Organization. FICCI. Ludhiana. Jan. 2019
VICTIMS FOR SALE sees a Punjab launch at Ludhiana’s Penthouse and marks the inauguration of a book club under the patronage of FICCI Ladies Organization, or FICCI-FLO, an affiliate of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. As seen here with FICCI-FLO Ludhiana Chair Reena Aggarwal, Habitat Architects Creative Director Monika Zafar Choudhary and India Wine Awards co-founder Subash Arora, also known as the Wine Guy of India!
AMERICAN CENTER, NEW DELHI. 2018
U.S. EMBASSY- INDIA AND OFFICE OF THE US CONSULATE GENERAL, HYDERABAD - BOOK READING.
Invited by the U.S. Embassy in India for a book-reading ofVICTIMS FOR SALE during World Free Press Month. VICTIMS FOR SALE grew out of my experiences as a journalist. Here, I am seen addressing a diverse gathering of book-lovers, journalists, media practitioners and a host of patrons from the U.S. Embassy (New Delhi) as well as the office of the U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad, taking them through the journey of VICTIMS FOR SALE’s Sandy Raman.
U.S. EMBASSY OF INDIA. 2018
A candid shot from a VICTIMS FOR SALE book-reading and discussion attended by book-lovers, littérateurs and American Center patrons of the U.S. Embassy in India (New Delhi) and the Office of the U.S. Consulate General in Hyderabad.
ARABIAN SEA HOPSCOTCH -BOOKHOUSES OF BOMBAY.
MUMBAI. JAN. 2019
ORGANIZED BY HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
At Crossword Bookstore in Mumbai’s Kemps Corner.
Try to peek into what message I’m writing for my readers during my book-signing!
OXFORD BOOKSTORES, CALCUTTA (KOLKATA). 2018
During the Kolkata launch of my paperbacks bestseller, VICTIMS FOR SALE. As seen here with Saira Shah Halim, members of the Young FICCI Ladies Organization, publishers and other book-lovers.
STARMARK. CALCUTTA (KOLKATA). 2018
Signing copies of VICTIMS FOR SALE at Starmark’s South City #bookstore in Kolkata after a super-successful book launch by Jamie Dragon (of the office of the U.S. Consulate General and poet, writer and activist Saira Shah Halim). Starmark is one of India’s biggest and most iconic bookstores with a very strong presence in Calcutta (Kolkata).
RELAY INDIA - AIRPORT LAUNCH, DELHI. 2018
In conversation with NDTV. DELHI. 2018
In conversation with author and NDTV anchor Sunetra Choudhury at Delhi’s Oxford Bookstores (Connaught Place) about the representation of honor crime and sex trafficking in Victims For Sale.
VICTIMS FOR SALE LAUNCHES IN DELHI. 2018
JAIPUR LITERATURE FESTIVAL.
JAIPUR, INDIA. 2018
With Ashwin Sanghi, one of India’s most favorite fiction thriller authors at a private event in ZEE JLF, and I immensely enjoyed our conversation, where he shared his adventures from a book research expedition, among other things!
JAIPUR LITERATURE FESTIVAL.
RAMBAGH PALACE, JAIPUR, INDIA. 2018
CROSSWORD BOOKSTORES. MUMBAI. JAN. 2019
With the team at Crossword Bookstores’ Turner Road outpost in Mumbai’s Bandra West during an author appearance and book-signing, as part of a Bombay roadshow.
TITLE WAVES. MUMBAI. JAN. 2019
HINDU LIT FEST. CHENNAI. 2018
KITAB KHANA. MUMBAI. JAN. 2019.
A candid moment captured while signing copies of the bestselling VICTIMS FOR SALE at Mumbai's legacy standalone bookstore, KITAB KHANA.
STARMARK. CHENNAI. 2018
VGP GOLDEN BEACH RESORT. 2018
THE VOYAGE TO EXCELLENCE - OFFICIAL BOOK LAUNCH.
NEW DELHI. 2005.
From right to left: Dr. Y.S. Rajan of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and co-author of Vision 2020 with Former President of India, the late Dr. Abdul Kalam. Business leader Rajshree Pathy. India's first highest ranking officer and Pondicherry's Lieutenant Governor Dr. Kiran Bedi. Former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury.
From left to right: Pete Martin, Associate US Consulate General. Debashish Ghosh, business consultant and co-author of The Voyage to Excellence. Akhila Srinivasan, business leader and Managing Director of Shriram Life Insurance Co., and Director of Shriram Capital N. Ram, Chairman of The Hindu Group and former editor-in-chief of The Hindu. Musician, vocalist and composer Sudha Raghunathan. Actor Abbas.
THIS IS HOW THE OSCAR-WINNING MOVIE, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE BEGAN.