Man-Asian long-listed author Ratika Kapur’s The Private Life of Mrs. Sharma, pitched as White Tiger from a woman’s perspective, about a traditional Indian wife, mother, and daughter-in-law who lives in Delhi and works as a doctor’s receptionist, and her relationship with the younger man she meets on a metro platform whose entry into her little world changes her life forever, sold to Lea Beresford at Bloomsbury, Faiza Kahn at Bloomsbury India, and Alexandra Pringle at Bloomsbury UK, by Bridget Wagner Matzie.