Shobha Rao | City of Asylum @ Alphabet City | Literary | Pittsburgh City Paper

Literary

Shobha Rao

When: Mon., March 19, 8-9:30 p.m. 2018

Tonight, award-winning author Shobha Rao visits City of Asylum. In her debut novel, Girls Burn Brighter, Rao details the bond between two girls separated by circumstances beyond their control and their subsequent journey to reunite with one another. Their journey crosses continents, taking place in India’s underworld and an apartment complex in Seattle, Wash. The novel explores the themes of what it means be both poor and female in contemporary society. -RA

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