Saikat Majumdar’s most recent novel is The Firebird, published in the United States as Play House, one of the Daily Telegraph’s Best Books of 2015 and a finalist for the Mumbai Film Festival Word to Screen Market and the Bangalore Literature Festival Fiction Award. He is the author of three other books of fiction and criticism, including Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire (2013), a study of global modernisms. A co-edited collection of essays, The Critic as Amateur, and a new novel, The Scent of God, are forthcoming in 2019.
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