HarperCollins to Release Priya Hajela’s Ladies’ Tailor A Novel in June 2022
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NEW DELHI, May 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — HarperCollins is proud to announce the upcoming release of Ladies’ Tailor, A Novel by Priya Hajela which is now available for pre-order. Travel back in time and discover the spirit of refugees as Ladies’ Tailor captures you with all its danger, adventure and romance.
About the book:
“Determined and courageous, Gurdev is part of a group of refugees traveling to eastern Pakistan after partition. Like everyone around him, he struggles to survive in a world where so much has changed forever: his country, his marriage, a friendship.
Will Gourdev be successful in his new women’s clothing business? Will he find love after the departure of his wife and children? There may be uncertainty here, but there is also relentless hope.
Travel back in time and discover the spirit of the refugees as Ladies’ Tailor captures you with all its danger, adventure and romance.”
Priya Hajela, author, says: “There’s something to be said for people who are perfectly organized and meticulous planners. But what happens when those plans are disrupted by war – because that’s what It was the score – a civil war. Ladies’ Tailor examines deviated plans and shattered lives. But it also delves into the stitching together of lost souls, and embellishes them with embroidery and style, with humanity and generosity.
Prerna Gill, Editor-in-Chief, says: “Powerful and moving, this book is more than the story of one man’s journey after the score. With evocative prose and strong characters, Ladies’ Tailor is a demonstration of the human spirit’s ability to fight, heal and love even in a world on fire. A rare treat for any reader.”
About the Author:
Priya Hajela is a fiction writer who lives in Pune with her husband and two dogs. Writing is a second career for her. She earned a Masters in Creative Writing from Goddard College in Vermont in 2017. Before taking up writing, Priya earned an MBA from Vanderbilt University in 1992 and worked in various telecommunications and IT organizations in marketing and business development roles for twenty years. -two years. One of Priya’s short stories, “An Affair”, was published in Indian Ruminations. A second short story, “The Tattoo Artist”, was published in Live Encounters. A third short story, ‘Daughters’ Revenge’, recently appeared in Kitaab.
About HarperCollins Publishers India:
HarperCollins India publishes some of the best writers from the Indian subcontinent and around the world, releasing around 200 new books every year, with a print and digital catalog of over 2,000 titles spread across 10 editions. Its authors have won almost all major literary awards including Man Booker Prize, JCB Prize, DSC Prize, New India Foundation Prize, Atta Galatta Prize, Shakti Bhatt Prize, Gourmand Cookbook Prize, Publishing Next Prize , Tata Literature Live! Award, Gaja Capital Business Book Prize, BICW Award, Sushila Devi Award, Sahitya Akademi Award and Crossword Book Award. HarperCollins India also represents some of the best publishers in the world including Harvard University Press, Gallup Press, Oneworld, Bonnier Zaffre, Usborne, Dover and Lonely Planet. HarperCollins India is now the recipient of five Publisher of the Year awards – in 2021 and 2015 at the Publishing Next Industry Awards, and in 2021, 2018 and 2016 at Tata Literature Live. HarperCollins India is a subsidiary of HarperCollins Publishers.