Now FREE: Sunjeev Sahota in conversation with Dr Katy Shaw, Saturday 6th June, Central Library, Leeds

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06/06/2015 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Sunjeev Sahota 2 small_0One of the UK’s most promising writers, Sunjeev Sahota, will be joining us to discuss his latest book The Year of the Runaways (published June 2015).

The Year of the Runaways tells of the bold dreams and daily struggles of an unlikely family thrown together by circumstance. Thirteen young men live in a house in Sheffield, each in flight from India and in desperate search of a new life. Sweeping between India and England, and between childhood and the present day, Sunjeev Sahota’s latest novel is a story of dignity in the face of adversity and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit.

Year Of The Runaways HBR SahotaSunjeev will discuss his book with Dr Katy Shaw, who leads research into twenty-first century writings at Leeds Beckett University. The event will feature a reading alongside an audience Q&A.  34536ce








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This event is in partnership with Asia House, a centre of expertise on Asia located in London.

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