Thu, Oct 10 | The Colonnade Restaurant

2019 Oct Book Group

Meet Ruby Lal, Emory Professor and a 2019 Georgia Author of the Year for her acclaimed biography of legendary Mughal Empress Nur Jahan.
Registration opens 3-4 weeks prior to the event. Please come back to buy tickets & select menu items
2019 Oct Book Group

Time & Location

Oct 10, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Colonnade Restaurant, 1879 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA

About The Event

About the Author

Feminist historian Ruby Lal is Professor of South Asian Studies at Emory University. She holds a doctoral degree from Oxford University and has also taught at Johns Hopkins University. Professor Lal divides her time between Atlanta and Delhi, where the legends of Nur Jahan are well known. In her acclaimed new biography, Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan, Ruby Lal takes on the legends to tell the real story of an amazing woman.

About the Book

In 1611, thirty-four-year-old Nur Jahan became the twentieth and favorite wife of the Emperor Jahangir, who ruled the vast Mughal Empire. An astute politician as well as a talented dress designer and innovative architect whose work inspired her stepson’s Taj Mahal, Nur was the only woman to acquire the stature of Empress in her male-dominated world. Here, she finally receives her due in a deeply researched and evocative biography that awakens us to a fascinating history. From India Post. Read more about Empress and its impressive reviews on Ruby Lal's website. http://rubylal.com/

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  • $27 Boneless Breast of Chicken
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  • $27 Veggie Plate
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