Sunday Sep 22

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Sep 21

Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 16 - 23

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Perumal Murugan

Perumal Murugan was born in to a family of small farmers near in northern Kongunadu region, in the state of Tamil Nadu, south of India. A professor of Tamil literature with doctorate in Tamil studies, Murugan has made several contributions to the academic study of Tamil literature specific to the KonguNadu region, including building a lexicon of words, idioms and phrases. Murugan is the author of ten novels, and five collections each of short stories and poems, as well as ten books of non-fiction relating to language and literature, in addition to editing several fiction and non-fiction anthologies. His latest book is One Part Women.

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