V. V. Ganeshananthan is the author of Love Marriage, which was longlisted for the Women’s Prize in 2009. Her work has appeared in Granta, The New York Times, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others. Brotherless Night draws on 16 years of research into the Sri Lankan civil war. Since 2017, Ganeshananthan has co-hosted a podcast called fiction/non/fiction with novelist Whitney Terrell, about the intersection of literature and the news, featuring writers like Marlon James, Madeline Miller and Jia Tolentino. She teaches in the MFA program at the University of Minnesota.

Brotherless Night

by V. V. Ganeshananthan

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A powerful book that has the intimacy of memoir, the range and ambition of an epic, and tells a truly unforgettable story about the Sri Lankan civil war.

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