Amit Chaudhuri


Nationality: Indian

Amit Chaudhuri is the author of six novels, the latest of which is Odysseus Abroad. He is also a critic, and a musician and composer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Awards for his fiction include the Commonwealth Writers Prize, the Betty Trask Prize, the Encore Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, and the Sahitya Akademi Award. In 2013, he was awarded the first Infosys Prize in the Humanities for outstanding contribution to literary studies. He is Professor of Contemporary Literature at the University of East Anglia.

Amit Chauduri lahir di Kolkata pada tahun 1962 dan besar di Bombay. Ia adalah pengarang dari enam novel, dan yang terbaru berjudul Odysseus Abroad. Di antara penghargaan yang pernah ia menangkan untuk karya fiksinya adalah Commonwelath Literature Prize, The Betty Trask Prize, The Los Angeles Times Book Prize, dan penghargaan Sahitya Akademi dari pemerintah India.

Appearing In

Private: In Order to Live

Joan Didion famously wrote, “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” Four writers unpack the way stories help us navigate the world and understand each other, and what the …


Private: Imagining India

In life and on the page, these writers find themselves returning to kaleidoscopic India. Join them for an exploration of ‘Indianness’ at home and abroad, and how India continues to …