Destination Wedding: A Novel (Hardcover)

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From the internationally bestselling author of The Windfall. . . . What could go wrong at a lavish Indian wedding with your best friend and your entire family?

“Extremely obsessed with this book.”—Chrissy Teigen

“A witty and romantic novel perfect for all readers.”—Terry McMillan

When Tina Das finds herself at a crossroads both professionally and personally, she wonders if a weeklong trip to Delhi for her cousin’s lavish wedding might be just the right kind of escape. Maybe a little time away from New York will help get her mind straight about her stalled career, her recent breakup, and her nagging suspicion that she’ll never feel as at home in America as she does in India. Tina hopes this destination wedding, taking place at Delhi’s poshest country club, Colebrookes, will be the perfect way to reflect and unwind. 

But with the entire Das family in attendance, a relaxing vacation is decidedly not in the cards. Her amicably divorced parents are each using the occasion to explore new love interests—for her mother, a white American boyfriend, for her father, an Indian widow arranged by an online matchmaker—and Tina’s squarely in the middle. A former fling is unexpectedly on the guest list, a work opportunity is blurring the lines of propriety on several fronts, and her best friend Marianne’s terrible penchant for international playboys is poised to cause all sorts of chaos back home. The accommodations are swanky, the alcohol is top-shelf, but this family wedding may be more drama than Tina can bear and could finally force her to make the choices she’s spent much of her life avoiding.

Infused with warmth and charm, Destination Wedding grapples with the nuances of family, careers, belonging, and how we find the people who make a place feel like home.

About the Author


Diksha Basu is the author of The Windfall. Originally from New Delhi, India, she now divides her time between New York City and Mumbai.

Praise For…


Praise for The Windfall

“Charming . . . What Kevin Kwan did for rich-people problems, Diksha Basu does for trying-to-be-rich-people problems.”People

“A delightful comedy of errors.”—NPR, Weekend Edition

“Ultra-charming.”Vogue

“I almost fell out of bed laughing.”—Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians

“A fun and heartfelt comedy of manners.”Rolling Stone

“Though money doesn’t necessarily buy the Jhas happiness, it delivers readers plenty of laughs and more.”Esquire

“Endearing, astute.”The Christian Science Monitor
Product Details
ISBN: 9780525577126
ISBN-10: 0525577122
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: June 30th, 2020
Pages: 304