In conversation with Joanne Kelly and signing her latest novel The Golden Son (HarperCollins Canada). Co-presented by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival as part of our collaborative Fall Literary Series.
Author of the bestselling book The Secret Daughter, Shilpi Somaya Gowda’s The Golden Son is about a young Indian doctor who leaves his village for a residency in the US. But he grapples with the expectation that as the oldest son, he is expected to inherit the mantle of arbiter for all village disputes. And he finds himself torn between a beautiful American girl and his old childhood friend.