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Amit Chaudhuri

Amit Chaudhuri is the author of several award-winning novels and is an internationally acclaimed musician and essayist. Freedom Song: Three Novels received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction. 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.


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Calcutta
Written by Amit Chaudhuri
Knopf | Hardcover | September 2013
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27024-5 (0-307-27024-6)

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...

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Freedom Song
Written by Amit Chaudhuri
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2000
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70400-0 (0-375-70400-0)

"An immensely gifted writer...Crammed with breathtaking sentences, sharp characterizations, comic set pieces, and melancholy grace notes." --The New York Times Book Review

Freedom Song--which collects three of Chaudhuri's novels--celebrates the rhythms of modern India. A boy's visit with relatives conjures the melancholy comforts of family. An Indian student at an English... Read more






The Immortals
Written by Amit Chaudhuri
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2010
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-45465-2 (0-307-45465-7)

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...

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A New World
Written by Amit Chaudhuri
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2002
$12.00/(Canada) | 978-0-375-72480-0 (0-375-72480-X)

A year after his divorce, Jayojit Chatterjee, an economics professor in the American Midwest, travels to his native Calcutta with his young son, Bonny, to spend the summer holidays with his parents. Jayojit is no more accustomed to spending time alone with Bonny–who lives with his mother in California–than he is... Read more






The Vintage Book of Modern Indian Literature
Edited by Amit Chaudhuri
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2004
$21.00/(Canada) | 978-0-375-71300-2 (0-375-71300-X)

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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