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Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury is the author of the Mumbai novel Clouds, published in January 2018 by Simon & Schuster. His first novel, Arzee the Dwarf, was published by HarperCollins, shortlisted for the Commonwealth First Book Prize, translated into German and Spanish, and chosen by World Literature Today in 2010 as one of "60 Essential Works of Modern Indian Literature in English". He is also the editor of a short introduction to the pleasures of Indian literature called India: A Traveler's Literary Companion.  His book reviews appear in the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. He was formerly the Fiction & Poetry editor of The Caravan.

Latest published

Inequality the great issue of our time

The older I get, the more I find that a good way to understand a person — a subtler approach than the details of their nationality, occupation or education — is to study their thinking on the subject of inequality.

March 26, 2021

World needs greater diversity in its climate action champions

Greta Thunberg turned 18 on Sunday, but it feels as though the world’s most influential climate change activist has been around for so long that the news is hard to process.

January 07, 2021