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Rupa Bajwa , born 1976 in Amritsar, is an Indian writer who lives and works in Amritsar, Punjab.

In 2004,she published her first novel, The Sari Shop, which explores her hometown and the class dynamics of India. The novel won the writer flattering reviews, with reviewers calling her India’s new literary find. The Sari Shop was long listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2004. The novel won the XXIV Grinzane Cavour award for best first novel in June 2005, the Commonwealth award in 2005 and India's prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for English 2006.

"The Sari Shop" has been translated in several languages, among them: : Le vendeur de saris , : De Sariwinkel and Serbian: Prodavnica sarija.

Though she is from a Sikh family, Bajwa wrote a controversial piece called 'Dark Things Happen in Gurdwaras Too', in The Telegraph, an Indian newspaper . This piece brought her flak from the Sikh clergy.

Rupa Bajwa also writes book reviews and articles on other interests in The Telegraph and India Today. She is currently working on her second novel.
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Total Books: 7
Tell Me a Story
2012 - Tell Me a Story (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781447217732
ISBN-10: 144721773X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Sari Shop A Novel
2005 - The Sari Shop a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393326901
ISBN-10: 039332690X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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The Sari Shop
2005 - The Sari Shop (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780141015613
ISBN-10: 0141015616
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Sari Shop
2004 - The Sari Shop (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393059229
ISBN-10: 0393059227
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 5

The Sari Shop
The Sari Shop (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670914722
ISBN-10: 067091472X
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El vendedor de Saris/ The Vendor of Saris
El Vendedor De Saris/ the Vendor of Saris [Narrativa - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788478889471
ISBN-10: 8478889477
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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