Amit Chaudhuri was born in Calcutta in 1962 and grew up in Bombay. He was a student at the Cathedral and John Connon School, Bombay, took his first degree, in English, from University College London, and wrote his doctoral dissertation on D. H. Lawrence’s poetry at Balliol College, Oxford. He is married to Rosinka Chaudhuri, and they have one daughter, Aruna. He is the author of six novels, the latest of which is Odysseus Abroad. His first major work of nonfiction, Calcutta: Two Years in the City, was published in the United Kingdom and India in 2013. It was published by Knopf in the United States in September 2013. His second book of essays, Telling Tales, was published in the United Kingdom in August 2013.
The Deeply Unserious, Important Work of Amit Chaudhuri
Sumana Roy on the joy and influence of Amit Chaudhuri's work....