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Arts
 /  Texas

Books in Conversation: Manu Joseph

HOUSTON, January 15, 2013 — Author Manu Joseph reads from his second novel The Illicit Happiness of Other People and talks about the burning societal questions of growing up, family dynamics, and gender roles in 1980s India. (30 min., 34 sec.)


Current Affairs
 /  New York
Jean Liu was honored for revolutionizing transportation in China.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Tadashi Yanai was honored for building a global retail empire that gives back to local communities.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Wu Tong was honored for showing that musical virtuosity knows no bounds.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Sesame Workshop was honored for proving that learning can be fun — and have a profound impact — anywhere in the world.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Leng Ouch was honored for risking his life — on multiple occasions — to help safeguard the environment in his native Cambodia.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Aisholpan was honored for her glass-ceiling-smashing work in Mongolia.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Sonita was honored for her hip-hop advocacy to end child marriage in Afghanistan.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Dev was honored for using celebrity to place a spotlight on India’s poor.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
The Aga Khan was honored for improving the lives of millions in Asia and around the world.
Current Affairs
 /  New York
This year's remarkable Asia Game Changers talk about what inspired their work at Asia Society New York.
Arts
 /  New York
Asia Society presents a symposium on issues raised in "After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History."
Arts
 /  New York
City experts discuss how the availability of creative spaces improves urban life.