The 2018 Fairway Galle Literary Festival is delighted to welcome 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.
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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