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Amit Chaudhuri
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AMIT CHAUDHURI is the author of several award-winning novels and an internationally acclaimed musician and essayist. Freedom Song: Three Novels received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction. His many international honors include the Commonwealth Writers' Prize; most recently, he became the first recipient of the Infosys Prize for Humanities-Literary Studies. He is a contributor to the London Review of Books, Granta, and The Times Literary Supplement. He is currently professor of contemporary literature at the University of East Anglia and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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April 7, 2015
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Calcutta

Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $16.95

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Calcutta
Two Years in the City
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $25.95

The award-winning author Amit Chaudhuri has been widely praised for the beauty and subtle power of his writing and for the ways in which he makes “place” as complex a character as his men and women. Now he brings these gifts to a spellbinding amalgam of memoir, reportage, and history in... Read more >
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Calcutta
Two Years in the City
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Freedom Song
Three Novels
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Trade Paperback, 450 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 8, 2000
Price: $18.00

What most immediately galvanizes the reader of Freedom Song is the elegance and idiosyncrasy of Amit Chaudhuri's writing. In the words of Salman Rushdie: "[His] languorous, elliptical, beautiful prose is impressively impossible to place in any category at all." And it is this quality of ineffability that gives Chaudhuri's words the... Read more >

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The Immortals

Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $16.95

In 1980s Bombay, a highly regarded voice teacher and his affluent sixteen-year-old student enter into a relationship that will have unexpected and lasting consequences in their lives, and the lives of their families. With exquisitely sensuous detail, quiet humor, and unsentimental poignancy, Amit Chaudhuri paints a luminous portrait of the spiritual... Read more >
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The Immortals

Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $13.99

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A New World
A Novel
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 5, 2002
Price: $12.00

Freedom Song, his acclaimed trilogy of short novels, established Amit Chaudhuri as one of our most distinctive Indian writers. In A New World he once again infuses a quiet tale of family life with extraordinary depth and compassion.

A year after his divorce, Jayojit Chatterjee travels to his native Calcutta with his... Read more >
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A New World
A Novel
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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April 7, 2015
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Odysseus Abroad
A novel
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $24.00

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Odysseus Abroad
A novel
Written by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $11.99

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The Vintage Book of Modern Indian Literature

Edited by Amit Chaudhuri


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $21.00

In recent years American readers have been thrilling to the work of such Indian writers as Salman Rushdie and Vikram Seth. Now this extravagant and wonderfully discerning anthology unfurls the full diversity of Indian literature from the 1850s to the present, presenting today’s brightest talents in the company of their distinguished... Read more >
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