7 Indian Authors You Must Absolutely Read This Year Even if You Aren't Indian ...


India has always had a rich literary heritage and over the years, the number of Indian and Indian origin authors making their mark in the international field of English writing has increased exponentially. If you enjoy reading and want to expand your repertoire, here are 7 Indian authors you must absolutely read this year.

1. Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri

An Indian American author, Lahiri won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2000 for her debut collection of short stories, The Interpreter of Maladies. Her 2013 The Lowland was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award For Fiction. Drawing from her own life, Lahiri’s writing often explores the conflict Indian immigrants feel when adapting to a new life in America.

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