Virtual Book Launch! Dava Shastri's Last Day

Join our Virtual Pub Day event with Kirthana Ramisetti and her debut novel Dava Shastri's Last Day

Kirthana will be in conversation with Kimberly Daniels Taws of The Country Bookshop.

This event is free but registration is required to receive the event link and passcode. Register at

Books can be pre-ordered at The Country Bookshop or on our website!

In this thought-provoking and entertaining novel about a multicultural family, a dying billionaire matriarch leaks news of her death early so she can examine her legacy - a decision that horrifies her children and inadvertently exposes secrets she has spent a lifetime keeping: "Full of music, magnetism, and familial obligation" (Emma Straub, author of All Adults Here)

As a former entertainment reporter for Newsday and the New York Daily NewsKirthana Ramisetti has written her fair share of stories about the lives (and deaths) of the rich and famous. She has a master's degree in creative writing from Emerson College, and her work has been published in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalEntertainment WeeklyThe Atlantic, and elsewhere. Dava Shastri's Last Day is her first novel, and she lives in New York City.

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:00pm
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Dava Shastri's Last Day Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538703861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 30th, 2021


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