Kanishk Tharoor

Kanishk Tharoor is a writer based in New York City. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, the Guardian, the VQR, and elsewhere. His short story “Tale of the Teahouse” was nominated for a National Magazine Award. He presented “Museum of Lost Objects,” a 10-part BBC radio series on cultural destruction in the Middle East. He studied at Yale, Columbia, and New York University, where he was a “Writer in Public Schools” fellow.


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An Interview with Kanishk Tharoor

The values Kanishk Tharoor inherited — and the growing threats to those values — are reflected in “Swimmer Among the Stars.”...

An Interview with Kanishk Tharoor


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