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Sandip Roy

Sandip Roy

Sandip Roy is an author, radio broadcaster and columnist based in Kolkata. He hosts the Sandip Roy Show on Audio Express and his weekly audio dispatches from Kolkata have aired on public radio in the US and crossed over 350 episodes. He is a columnist for Mint Lounge and his work has appeared in publications like The New York Times, The Times of India, Firstpost, The Hindu, The San Francisco Chronicle, BBC and His award-winning first novel is Don't Let Him Know.


The Illuminated

Anindita Ghose in conversation with Sandip Roy, with a reading by celebrated actor Lisa Ray

JLF First Edition is delighted to host the virtual launch of Anindita Ghose's latest novel, The Illuminated, published by HarperCollins India.

Writer and editor Anindita Ghose’s debut novel, The Illuminated, follows the unraveling lives of a mother and daughter in the wake of a personal tragedy. Skillfully negotiating shifting perspectives and worldviews, the narrative explores the tensions and continuums of a rapidly changing world. Ghose was until recently the Editor of the award-winning Saturday magazine Mint Lounge and previously Features Director of Vogue India. In conversation with author and broadcaster Sandip Roy, Ghose delves into the infinite questions of ambition, choices and freedom from deeply rooted patriarchy. This session includes a reading of select excerpts by celebrated actor Lisa Ray.