“Umrigar urges readers to consider how journalists do their job in challenging environments. The backdrop for this story is India with a focus on religious extremism. One of the finest portraits of urban and rural points of view I can recall reading.” Lori Messing McGarry, Host Real Fiction Radio
Real Fiction Radio Broadcast: January 26, 2022 Noon ET WERA (96.7 FM) Streaming- wera.fm
In Conversation with Real Fiction producer and host Lori Messing McGarry
Thrity Umrigar is the bestselling author of eight novels, including The Space Between Us, which was a finalist for the PEN/Beyond Margins Award, as well as a memoir and three picture books. Her books have been translated into several languages and published in more than fifteen countries. She is the winner of a Lambda Literary Award and a Seth Rosenberg Award and is Distinguished Professor of English at Case Western Reserve University. A recipient of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard, she has contributed to the Boston Globe , the Washington Post, the New York Times and Huffington Post.