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Nikesh Shukla: The One Who Wrote Destiny

  • Lighthouse Bookshop 43-45 Nicolson Street Edinburgh, Scotland, EH8 9BE United Kingdom (map)

Celebrated novelist, and journalist Nikesh Shukla introduces a powerful new novel. Building on the themes and critical acclaim of The Good Immigrant collection Shukla edited, The One Who Wrote Destiny casts another unflinching eye on race and immigration. With wit, wisdom and sensitivity Shukla explores trauma and relationships across three generations of the Jani family.

I loved it. It's wise and absorbing and the voices of all the characters are so incredibly distinct. A triumph. 
-- Louise O’Neill

About Nikesh Shukla

NIKESH SHUKLA is a writer and social commentator. His debut novel, Coconut Unlimited, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2010 and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011, and his second novel, Meatspace, was critically acclaimed. He is the editor of the essay collection, The Good Immigrantwhere 21 British writers of colour discuss race and immigration in the UK.