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Inheritance of Loss (Desai) - Author Bio

Author Bio 
Birth—September 3, 1971
Where—New Delhi, India
Education—in the USA: Bennington College, Hollins
   University, Columbia University
Awards—Man Booker Prize and National Book Critics Circle
   Award, 2006
Currently—lives in the US


Kiran Desai was born in India in 1971 and educated in India, England, and the United States. She studied creative writing at Columbia University, where she was the recipient of a Woolrich fellowship. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and Salman Rushdie's anthology Mirrorwork: Fifty Years of Indian Writing. In 2006 Desai won the Man Booker Prize for her novel The Inheritance of Loss. (From the publisher.)




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