Books

Kismuth Books are:

  • Kismuth Book I: Kanishka
  • Kismuth Book II: The Elopement
  • Kismuth Book III: The Dive
  • Breakfast in Cambodia

 

Breakfast in Cambodia (2016). This book was launched 2016 in Phnom Penh to a small set of people in a live reading in a courtyard, and became a discussion point for many who, like the author, were looking for a routine and sense of comfort from that, in the otherwise flux and shift of life in a new land.

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Kismuth Book I: Kanishka (2015). This book is the heart of the Kismuth series. It chronicles the feelings and emotions of what took place in 1985 when an airplane whose name was ‘Kanishka’ was destroyed by a terrorist bomb, taking the lives of all on board including many children. A 10-year-old on board was the best friend of the author, who had gone to Amritsar to seek some answer to her lifelong question, ‘Why?’

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Kismuth Book III: The Dive
(2012). What do you do if the baby growing within your body, loved and nourished to your best ability, has a genetic defect? This is the true story of a mother-to-be’s very painful decision. It was recognized on the website of a birthing facility in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, as a suggested reading piece, and also listed at A Heartbreaking Choice, a website for parents-to-be making anguishing, complicated choices.

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Kismuth Book II: The Elopement (2012) This is the story that is one many young people ask. ‘How much is too much to trade for a promise of love?’ Listen to a live interview on NPR.

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