CHPL is proud to welcome local author Madi Sinha to discuss her smashing debut novel (set in Philadelphia!), The White Coat Diaries.
Click the link below to register and details will be emailed directly to you with instructions on how to attend:
We encourage all attendees to purchase their copies of the book through our local partner, Inkwood Books
in Haddonfield. Inkwood is providing online ordering, home delivery, and curbside pick-up during the COVID-19 quarantine, and will have signed copies available.
Madi Sinha is a writer and practicing physician and The White Coat Diaries is her debut novel. She loves the nervous system, bookshops, tea with milk, and snarky conversations (though not necessarily in that order).
She lives in Moorestown, NJ with her family. You can find her at madisinha.com
About The White Coat Diaries:
Grey’s Anatomy meets Scrubs in this brilliant debut novel about a young doctor’s struggle to survive residency, love, and life.
spent the last twenty-something years with her nose in a textbook,
brilliant and driven Norah Kapadia has just landed the medical residency
of her dreams. But after a disastrous first day, she's ready to quit.
Disgruntled patients, sleep deprivation, and her duty to be the "perfect
Indian daughter" have her questioning her future as a doctor.
chief resident Ethan Cantor. He's everything Norah aspires to be:
respected by the attendings, calm during emergencies, and charismatic
with the patients. As he morphs from Norah’s mentor to something more,
it seems her luck is finally changing.
When a fatal medical
mistake is made, pulling Norah into a cover-up, she must decide how far
she’s willing to go to protect the secret. What if “doing no harm” means
risking her career and the future for which she’s worked so hard?
Praise for The White Coat Diaries:
Kapadia is among the most lovable and compelling characters in all of medical
—Kimmery Martin, author
of The Antidote to Everything
story featuring an endearing protagonist. Madi Sinha offers a
compelling glimpse into the world of medicine and desi culture through
Norah Kapadia, a witty, fierce, memorable character. As Norah navigates
her personal and professional struggles, she may falter, but she's never
defeated. Readers will delight in her self-discovery and development—both
as a doctor and an individual.”
—Margarita Montimore, author
of Oona Out of Order
“Sinha tells a compelling story of
self-discovery and blends it beautifully with the chaotic world of medicine and
the wrenching nature of love.”
—Sarah Smith, author of Faker
“Madi Sinha's witty, heartfelt novel navigates the worlds of medicine and South
Asian culture. Readers everywhere will root for Norah Kapadia's compelling
journey of self-discovery. Told with equal parts wit and warmth, this story
beautifully explores ambition, romance, and identity.”
—Saumya Dave, author of Well-Behaved
“This authentic, no-holds-barred
novel based on a savage intern year, is gripping. Her navigating love—in the
hospital and in her traditional Indian family—is touching, funny, and fraught.
Welcome, author Madi Sinha, to the club of doctor/writers.”
—Samuel Shem, author of The
House of God
“A smart, zippy gem of a read with a lot of heart and humour, and an endearing
—Lauren Ho, author of Last