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Amit Chaudhuri


Amit Chaudhuri was born in Calcutta in 1962 and grew up in Bombay. He trained in Hindustani classical music and has performed in India. He has also produced a CD. He attended the Universities of London and Oxford, where he was a Creative Arts Fellow at Wolfson College. He lives in Cambridge and Calcutta.

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1991 A Strange and Sublime Address
1993 Afternoon Raag
1998 Freedom Song [note that the US edition contains the first three novels]
2000 A New World
2002 Real Time: Stories and a reminiscence
2003 D. H. Lawrence and ‘Difference’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present
2003 Small Orange Flags (essays and a poem)
2005 St. Cyril Road and Other Poems
2008 Clearing A Space: Reflections on India, Literature and Culture
2009 The Immortals
2013 Calcutta
2014 Odysseus Abroad
2017 Friend of My Youth
20129 Sweet Shop
2020 Finding the Raga: An Improvisation on Indian Music
2021 Alaap, a Beginning Music, Listening, and the World
2022 Sojourn