Author In Focus (Upamanya Chatterjee)

Upamanya Chatterjee
Upamanyu Chatterjee was born in 1959. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1983. His published works include short stories and the novels English, August: An Indian Story (1988), The Last Burden (1993), The Mammaries of the Welfare State (2000), which won the Sahitya Akademi Award for writing in English, and Weight Loss (2006). In 2008, he was awarded the Order of Officier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government for his contribution to literature.

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Description : Walkers in a Delhi neighbourhood park come upon a body on a mid-winter morning—an unidentified bod...
English August - An indian Story
Description : Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite. His friend...
Weight Loss
Description : Between the ages of eighteen and thirty-seven, when he died, Bhola had just eight sexual partners, f...
Way to Go
Way to Go
Author : Upamanya Chatterjee
Publisher : Penguin
Description : In powerful, austere prose shot through with black humour, Upamanyu Chatterjee has produced an inten...
Fairy Tales at Fifty
Description : Nirip on the cusp of fifty is not happy with his life. His father is an ogre and his mother a witch....