Baltimore author Sujata Massey talks about the writing process and her new novel The Sleeping Dictionary.
Sujata Massey is the author of ten Rei Shimura mystery novels set in Japan. Her new book, The Sleeping Dictionary, is the first in a series of historical suspense novels featuring Bengali women who play a role in making modern India.
Kamala, born to a peasant family in West Bengal, makes her way to Calcutta of the 1930s. Haunted by a forbidden love, she is caught between the raging independence movement and the British colonial society in this portrait of late Raj India. Sujata Massey has won the Agatha and Macavity awards for her Rei Shimura mysteries.
Book signing and light refreshments following the program.
Annual spring lecture sponsored by the Friends of the Govans Library.
Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:30pm
5714 Bellona Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212