About the Author:
Meghna Pant is the award-winning author of Happy Birthday! (July 2013, Random House) and One & A Half Wife (May 2012, Westland).
Jeet Thayil has described her writing as â€˜deft, merciless, expertly-tunedâ€™, Ashwin Sanghi as 'provocative and inspirational', and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni as â€˜surprising and movingâ€™.
One And A Half Wife â€“ Meghnaâ€™s bestselling debut novel â€“ won the national Muse India Young Writer Award and was shortlisted for other awards, including the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Her short stories have been published in over a dozen global literary magazines, including Avatar Review, Wasafari, Eclectica and QLRS.
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About the Book:
Happy Birthday! (Random House India) is a beautifully written, compelling and emotionally intelligent collection of short stories. These finely nuanced stories provide a rare glimpse into the complex and mysterious inner lives of human beings. Happy Birthday! is receiving rave reviews from eminent authors and reviewers across India. Happy Birthday! was also voted the TOP short story collection on Flipkart.
50% of the book proceeds will be donated to Safar Trust, a charity that educates and feeds sex workers' children.
You can see the book trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8fA-ZH0wMA