THE URBAN SOLACE BOOK LOVER’S CLUB – OCTOBER 2013 MEET
DATE: 13-10-2013 TIME: 11 .30 am to 1 pm
CATEGORY: BOOK READING, MEET THE AUTHOR, BOOK SIGNING
BOOK UNDER REVIEW FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013:
Vasudev Murthy's “Sherlock Holmes in Japan ”
VENUE: URBAN SOLACE – CAFÉ FOR THE SOUL
ADDRESS: 32 ANNASWAMY MUDALIAR ROAD, BANGALORE 560 042 (OPPOSITE ULSOOR LAKE, BETWEEN TAMIL SANGAM AND FOTO FLASH)
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• Book Reading by the author
• Discussion on the book
• Get a glimpse into the soul of the author
• Books on sale
• Book Signing
About the Book: “Sherlock Holmes in Japan”
Published by: HarperCollins
Vasudev Murthy writing as Akira Yamashita.
AKIRA YAMASHITA is an elderly Japanese expatriate from Osaka
living in Bangalore. He runs the elite Nippon Sitar Academy, where he teaches Indian Classical Music; he has particular expertise in Raaga Bhairavi. He offers a ten per cent discount on his classes to anyone who has read this book.
Akira otherwise spends time writing vivid Japanese short stories that have captured the imagination of millions. His book “Sambar for the Indian Soul” was on the best-seller list for years. He hopes to marry an Indian woman who excels in the preparation of that exotic dish and invites applications.
About the Author - VASUDEV MURTHY
VASUDEV MURTHY is a writer, Indian Classical violinist and management consultant, who teaches part-time at the Indian Institute of Management. He lives in Bangalore with family, five dogs and a collection of musical instruments.
About the Curator - Nirmala Govindarajan
Nirmala Govindarajan is a journalist, author, filmmaker, theatre person and trainer. She has co-authored two books: Mind Blogs 1.0 and Trailblazers. She has special interest in mentoring youth and underprivileged children in the remote precincts of India, and so endeavours to use her skills as writer, filmmaker and theatre person to do so. She, along with her mentor Peter Colaco, has made documentaries for several NGOs. Following his vision, Nirmala recently worked on a film for the NGO Development Focus, which works with children in the most Naxal intense regions of Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. After a seven-and-a-half-year stint with The Times of India, Nirmala currently writes for leading publications. Through the vein of her work, verse comes to her naturally. Nirmala's poems have been published in the international anthologies Mosaic and Quest; some find their place in Mind Blogs, others in her film scripts...