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Expecting

Expecting

Chitra Ramaswamy

  • awardWinner, Saltire Literary Awards, Saltire Scottish First Book of the Year, 2016
  • When Chitra Ramaswamy discovered she was pregnant, she longed for a book that went above and beyond a manual. A book that did more than simply describe what was happening in her growing body day by day, week by week and month by month. A book that got to the heart of the bewildering, thrilling and strange experience that is pregnancy.

    Expecting takes the reader on an intimate physical and philosophical journey across the nine months of pregnancy and birth, paying tribute to writers, artists, places and individual histories along the way.

    INTERVIEWS & REVIEWS

    ABC Radio (Babytalk)

    Chitra Ramaswamy
    About the Author

    Chitra Ramaswamy is an award-winning journalist. She cut her teeth at the Big Issue before moving to the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday, where she became a leading columnist, book reviewer, interviewer and feature writer. Now freelance, Chitra writes for the Guardian, The Times, Lonely Planet Traveller and a number of other publications. She...

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    Extent:
    192pp
    Format:
    Paperback
    Text publication date:
    1 May 2017
    ISBN:
    9781925498509
    AU Price:
    $19.99
    NZ Price:
    $26.00
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    Praise for Chitra Ramaswamy
    andExpecting

    ‘Immediately, poignantly, gripping…magnificent.’

    ‘Thoughtful and entertaining…Ramaswamy manages to take the blindingly obvious…and turn it into something strange and new.’

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