Saikat Majumdar was born in Calcutta and educated in India and the United States. He is the author of a previous novel, Silverfish (2007), and a book of criticism, Prose of the World (2013). The Firebird was published in India in 2015 will be published in the United States in 2017 by The Permanent Press. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and teaches world literature at Stanford University.
Memory and Place: A Conversation with Saikat Majumdar
A new novel by Saikat Majumdar and the question of what is cosmopolitan, what provincial …...