Kumar is the author of A Matter of Rats (Duke University Press, 2014, and Aleph Book Company, 2013), A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm A Tiny Bomb (Duke University Press, 2010; also published as Evidence of Suspicion, Picador India, 2010), Nobody Does the Right Thing (Duke University Press, 2010; also published as Home Products, Picador India, 2007), Husband of a Fanatic (The New Press, 2005 and Penguin-India, 2004), Bombay-London-New York (Routledge and Penguin-India, 2002), and Passport Photos (University of California Press and Penguin-India, 2000). In 2015, his new nonfiction, a collection of essays entitled Lunch With A Bigot, will be published by Duke University Press.
ARTICLES FEATURING AMITAVA
Home in the Hinterland
Those who go to Patna expecting dismal conditions will find them, but these are neither the only realities nor the most important ones....