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Author Name: Upamanyu Chatterjee

Upamanyu Chatterjee was born in 1959. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1983. His published works include short stories and the novels English, August: An Indian Story (1988), The Last Burden (1993), The Mammaries of the Welfare State (2000), which won the Sahitya Akademi Award for writing in English, and Weight Loss (2006). In 2008, he was awarded the Order of Officier des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government for his contribution to literature.

     Books By Author :: Upamanyu Chatterjee

   
The Mammaries of the Welfare State
 -by Upamanyu Chatterjee

In this sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee's debut novel, English, August, Agastya Sen— older, funnier, more beleaguered, almo... Read More

   
English August
 -by Upamanyu Chatterjee
Agastya Sen, known to friends by the English name August, is a child of the Indian elite. His friends go to Yale and Harvard. Augu... Read More

   
Fairy Tales at Fifty
 -by Upamanyu Chatterjee

On the cusp of fifty, Nirip learns, quite by accident, that he is not the biological child of his parents. He is more intrigued... Read More

   
Weight Loss
 -by Upamanyu Chatterjee

The grotesquery of the sexual and the spiritual pervades the pages of Weight Loss . . . An unrepentant pornographers bumpy road... Read More



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