• the egg comes first : Jeet Thayil live at Method Bandra
  • the egg comes first : Jeet Thayil live at Method Bandra

the egg comes first : Jeet Thayil live at Method Bandra

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Jeet Thayil will read poetry live for the opening of Smita Sahu's exhibition - the egg comes first, at Method Bandra.

Date : Sunday, 27th November 2022
Time : 8 pm
Venue : Method Bandra

This event is free to attend. To RSVP, please add this product to your cart and checkout - you will not be charged anything all the way through to the end.

Please note:
1. This is a free event.
2. RSVP is mandatory. Link in bio.
3. RSVP does not guarantee entry. Entry is first come first served for those who have RSVP'd.
4. Capacity at Method Bandra is extremely limited. Come early. It might get hot and a bit uncomfortable, but it will be worth it.
5. We do not have a washroom so please keep that in mind.


Jeet Thayil was born into a Syrian Christian family in Kerala. As a boy he traveled through much of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and North America with his father, TJS George, a writer and editor. He worked as a journalist for twenty-one years, in Bombay, Bangalore, Hong Kong and New York City. In 2005 he began to write fiction. The first installment of his Bombay Trilogy, Narcopolis, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and became an unlikely bestseller. His book of poems These Errors Are Correct won the Sahitya Akademi Award (India’s National Academy of Letters), and his musical collaborations include the opera Babur in London. His essays, poetry and short fiction have appeared in the New York Review of Books, Granta, TLS, Esquire, The London Magazine, The Guardian and The Paris Review, among other venues. Jeet Thayil is the editor of The Penguin Book of Indian Poets.