The 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival is delighted to welcome author Bachi Karkaria.

FGLF 2018 Participant - Author Bachi Karkaria

Bachi Karkaria is an Indian-Parsi author, journalist and former Editor of the Times of India. She describes herself as a “chronicler of urbania.”

She has written a biography of M.S.Oberoi, founder of Oberoi hotels, called “Dare to Dream” (2006), and is best known for her weekly newspaper satirical column – Erratica.

Bachi Karkaria’s new book In Hot Blood (2017), the first non-fiction account of the infamous ‘Nanavati murder case of 1959’, that was to signal the end of the jury system in India.

FGLF 2018 Participant Book In Hot Blood

In Hot Blood book has been lauded as a “textbook for millennials” to let them know they didn’t invent anything – sex, viral marketing and most fascinatingly, trial by media.


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