Meera Godbole Krishnamurthy Meera Godbole Krishnamurthy was born in Mumbai in 1968 and has lived in the Philippines, France, and many parts of the United States. She studied art and architecture at Oberlin College and Columbia University and received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia in 1992. She has been an adjunct at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego. An artist, she has sold several paintings and shown her work at exhibitions in California. Meera now lives in Mumbai. This is her first novel.