Days of Gold and Sepia – Event October 9th 2013
Dear Fellow Rotarian,
Kindly note that we shall not have our regular meeting on Wednesday, 2nd October being a public holiday on occasion of ‘Gandhi Jayanti’.
Day & Date: Wednesday 9th October, 2013
Speaker: Mrs. Yasmeen Premji.
Subject: “Days of Gold and Sepia”
Venue: The Taj Palace & Towers, ApolloBunder
Time: 1.15 p.m.
Yasmeen Premji will speak on her acclaimed debut novel “Days of Gold and Sepia”, the fascinating saga of a penniless orphan from Kutch who grows to become a cotton king in 19th century Bombay.
She was always interested in writing; her first short story was published when she was seventeen. She worked as Assistant Editor with the leading Indian design magazine Inside Outside for many years before moving with her husband Azim to Bangalore, which she now calls home.