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Upcoming Events - 2014
September 10, 2014 Kalyan Ray's NO COUNTRY book launchKalyan Ray's NO COUNTRY book launch,
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 547West 27th Street, NYC
   
 
Events Archive - 2014
July 9, 2014 Bina Ramani's "Bird in a Banyan Tree" book launch Bina Ramani's "Bird in a Banyan Tree" book launch
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones street, New York, NY 10012
June 25, 2014 Yasmeen Premji's "Days of Gold & Sepia" book launch Yasmeen Premji's "Days of Gold & Sepia" book launch
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones street, New York, NY 10012
April 17, 2014 Gandhi Before IndiaRamchandra Guha's "Gandhi Before India" book launch
the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003.
March 26, 2014 Sharbari Ahmed's The Ocean of Mrs. Nagai Stories Sharbari Ahmed's The Ocean of Mrs. Nagai Stories
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 547 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001.
 
Events Archive - 2013
December 6, 2013 The-Blood-Telegram Gary Bass's The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger & a Forgotten Genocide"
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St (bet Bowery & Lafayette), NYC.
September 24, 2013 Book launch: Saeed Akhtar Mirza's AMMIBook launch: Saeed Akhtar Mirza's AMMI
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, NYC
September 12, 2013 Miriam Batliwala's SightMiriam Batliwala's IN SIGHT
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 547W 27th St, NYC
July, 2013 Rashmee Sharma's ROSHNI Rashmee Sharma's ROSHNI
Chandra Residence. 2000 Broadway. Penthouse 3. New York City.
  
Events Archive - 2012
September 13, 2012 Suketu Mehta Soiree Series # 2 Literature: Soiree with Author Suketu Mehta
Dinyar & Aashish Devitre's home, NYC.
April 30, 2012 Producing Bollywood:  Inside the contemporary Hindi Film IndustryProducing Bollywood: Inside the contemporary Hindi Film Industry
Venue: A.Jain Marunouchi Gallery, NYC.
January 10, 2012

Keshni Kashyap's "Tina's Mouth: An existential Comic Diary" book launch Keshni Kashyap's Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary" book launch
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St, NYC.

 
Events Archive - 2011
November 8, 2011

Phiroz Madon's The Third Prince & a talk on Phiroz Madon's The Third Prince - Romance of the Mughals
Misha Nicole, 303 Bowery, NYC.

August 25, 2011 Shubhra Ramineni, Book launch Shubhra Ramineni's "Entice with Spice - Easy Indian Recipes for Busy People.", Book launch
Aicon Gallery - 35 Great Jones St. NYC.
August 22, 2011 Nandini Deo & Duncan McDuie-Ra:  The Politics of Collective Advocacy in India – tools & trapsNandini Deo & Duncan McDuie-Ra: The Politics of Collective Advocacy in India – tools & traps
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St, NYC.
July 26, 2011 Phil Goldberg's American Veda Revisited: Book launch and discussionPhil Goldberg's American Veda Revisited: Book launch and discussion
MISHA NICOLE, 303 Bowery, NYC.
June 16, 2011 Nayana Currimbhoy’s Miss Timmins School for GirlsNayana Currimbhoy’s Miss Timmins School for Girls
MISHA NICOLE, 303 Bowery, NYC.
February 7, 2011 Wedding Feng ShuiLaura Lau Karmarkar's book launch "Wedding Feng Shui"
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St, NYC.
January 10, 2011 Anand Giridharadas’s “ India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking” Anand Giridharadas’s “ India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking”
Columbia Journalism School, 116th St. & Broadway, New York City.
 
Events Archive - 2010
December 7, 2010 Arun KumarBook Launch: Arun Kumar's "Plain Truths"
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St, NYC
November 29, 2010 Amrita Sher-GilAmrita Sher-Gil
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY
October 19, 2010 Book launch: At Home With Madhur JaffreyBook launch: At Home With Madhur Jaffrey
Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, NYC.
August 24, 2010 Krishna ReddyBook Launch. Dennis Forbe’s Krishna Reddy: master printmaker, scultptor, artist
The Guild Gallery, 45West 21st Street, NYC.
August 14, 2010 Unification 2010Unification 2010
Joe’s Pub, NYC.
June 18 -19, 2010 Book launch: William Dalrymple’s “ Nine Lives” In search of the sacred in modern India&rdquoBook launch: William Dalrymple’s “ Nine Lives” In search of the sacred in modern India”.
Asia Society, 725 Park Ave, NYC
June 2, 2010 Pepita Seth’s Heaven on Earth book launchPepita Seth’s Heaven on Earth book launch
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones Street, NYC.
 
 
Events Archive - 2009
October 11, 2009 Salma Arastu’s Book Launch
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows, NY.
September 3, 2009 Edge of FaithLaunch of Prabuddha Das Gupta’s book “Edge of Faith”
Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St., NYC
May 12, 2009 TAPASYASudipta Choudhury “Genesis Of A Journey”
A. Jain Marunouchi Gallery, 24 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
April 20, 2009 Namita Devidayas's The Music Room: book Reading and sale
Asia Society, 725 Park Ave, NYC
 
Events Archive - 2008
June 3, 2008 Salman Rushdie’s Enchantress of Florence: Book launchSalman Rushdie’s Enchantress of Florence: Book launch
New York City.
May 13, 2008

Nilita Vachani's Homespun. Book launch.
Aicon Gallery, 206 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

March 18, 2008 Bapsi Sidhwa’s The Pakistani Bride: Book Launch
Aicon Gallery, 206 Fifth Avenue, NYC.
February 29, 2008 Meena Alexander’s Quickly Changing River: book launchMeena Alexander’s Quickly Changing River: book launch
Asian Pacific American Institute, NYU, New York City.
 
Events Archive - 2007
August 9, 2007 Book Celebration. Anupama Chopra's "King of Bollywood"Book Celebration. Anupama Chopra's "King of Bollywood"
Chrysler Penthouse, Doubletree Hotel, Lex & 51st, NYC.
June 25, 2007 Anosh Irani's The Song of KahunshaAnosh Irani's The Song of Kahunsha
Book launch (reading,sale, signing, reception).
March 26, 2007 William Dalrymple’s “The Last Mughal” book launchWilliam Dalrymple’s “The Last Mughal” book launch
Asia Society, 725 Park Ave, NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2006
October10, 2006 Madhur Jaffrey's "Climbing the Mango Tree"Madhur Jaffrey's "Climbing the Mango Tree"
Book Reading, Sale, Signing, Cocktails.>
Tamarind Art Gallery, NYC.
June 5, 2006 Bapsi Sidhwa's "Water"
Book party: reading by Bapsi Sidhwa, sale & signing.
TamarindArt, 142East 39th street, (between lex and 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10016, Phone: 212-990-9000
2 blocks from Grand Central station.
April 18, 2006 Shooting WaterDevyani Saltzman's " Shooting Water"
Book launch: reading, sale and book signing.
Gallery Arts India, 206 Fifth Ave, (bet 25th & 26th), NYC.
March 22, 2006 Ask Me No QuestionsMarina BudhosAsk me no Questions
Gallery Arts India, NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2005
December 9, 2005 Dr. Salman Akhtar’s Freud Along the Ganges
Published by Other Press
Book reading, sale and signing.
Talk by Dr. Akhtar on “Bollywood and the Indian Unconcious”
Followed by a Q&A.
Venue: Gallery Arts India, 206 Fifth Ave (bet 25th & 26th St), NYC.
November 22, 2005 Javed AkhtarAn Evening with Javed Akhtar
Urdu poetry followed by a Q&A with the author/lyricist/poet
Rubin Museum of Art, NYC.
September 16, 2005 Shalimar the Clown An evening with Salman Rushdie: launch and celebration of his new novel “Shalimar the Clown ”
Dinner, book reading & signing, book sales. 
June 28, 2005 Bookless in Baghdad SHASHI THAROOR's "Bookless in Baghdad : Reflections on Writers & Writing "
6:30 - 8:30 pm Book reading, sale and signing.  
Rubin Museum of Art, 150West 17th St., NYC. (bet 6th & 7th)
 
Events Archive - 2004
September 30 , 2004 Book Launch: Chitra Divakaruni's " Queen of Dreams"
6:30 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Talk & Signing.
Maharaja Restaurant, 230 E 44th St., NYC.
Tix: $7 general admission, $5 IAAC & SAJA members.
Cosponsored by SAJA. RSVP: chhabs@aol.com
June 10, 2004 Imtiaz Dharkar Poetry Reading and exhibition of miniature sketches related to the poetry.
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 137 Greene Street, Soho, NYC.
RSVP: iaac@iaac.us
June 8, 2004 Sonal Vimal Ambani's "Mothers & Daughters"
Book Launch, Sale and Signing. In aid of The Cancer Screening Foundation
Gallery Arts India, 206 Fifth Ave (bet 25 & 26), NYC
Sponsored by the IAAC & Carnot books
Wine Courtesy Bilimoria Wines.
April 19, 2004 Guru of Indian Health Food ! Launch of Anjum Anand's "Indian Every Day: light, healthy Indian food"
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 137 Greene Street (bet.Prince & Houston), NYC Cocktails, Music, Book Sale & Signing.
 
Events Archive - 2003
November 18, 2003 Madhur Jaffrey's "From Curries to Kebabs" .
Book launch, signing and sale.
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 137 Greene St., NYC.
 
Events Archive - 2002
Oct 30, 2002 A Dramatic Reading from Vijay Tendulkar's "Kamla" by Vijay Tendulkar
Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 137 Greene St, Houston, NYC
 
Events Archive - 2001
April 3rd, 2001 Mira Kamdar: Motiba's Tatoos.
Book reading and signing in cooperation with SAJA at Maharaja Restaurant, NYC.

 
Events Archive - 2000
September, 2000 Evening with Gerson da Cunha: reading and book signing of his book of Poems "So Far".
 
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