Chitra Ramaswamy - Homelands: The History of a Friendship

Nairn Community & Arts Centre,
1 Sep – 1 Sep

Join author and journalist Chitra Ramaswamy to hear about her latest book, Homelands: The History of a Friendship, an award-winning work of creative non-fiction exploring her friendship with a 99-yearold German Jewish refugee called Henry Wuga. Homelands is a book about migration, anti-Semitism, racism, family, belonging, grief, resilience, and friendship. It’s about the past and the present, and the ways in which we carry our pasts into our futures. Homelands won the Saltire Non-Fiction Book of the Year and was included in The Guardian’s top memoirs and biographies of 2022. Chitra Ramaswamy is the author of Expecting: The Inner Life of Pregnancy, has contributed essays to Antlers of Water, Nasty Women, The Freedom Papers, The Bi:ble, and Message From The Skies, writes for The Guardian, and is the restaurant critic for The Times Scotland.

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