Manjushree Thapa has written eight books of fiction and non-fiction on social and political issues related to Nepal. Her latest novel is All of Us in Our Own Lives, set in the world of international aid. She has translated over 50 Nepali writers into English, including Indra Bahadur Rai’s iconic novel about post-Independence Darjeeling, There’s a Carnival Today. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times, London Review of Books, Newsweek, and Globe and Mail. She was born in Kathmandu and lives in Toronto.