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Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed writer and Vassar professor AMITAVA KUMAR—author of Lunch with a Bigot—for a discussion of his latest novel, Immigrant, Montana. About Immigrant, Montana. The young man is Kailash, from India. His new American friends call him Kalashnikov, AK-47, AK.
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Amitava Kumar is the author of Lunch With a Bigot, A Matter of Rats, A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm A Tiny Bomb, Nobody Does the Right Thing, Husband of a Fanatic, Bombay-London-New York, and Passport Photos.Kumar’s latest book is Immigrant, Montana: A Novel, published by Faber in the UK, Knopf in the US, and in translation by other publishers worldwide.
Amitava Kumar is a writer, journalist, and the Helen D. Lockwood Professor of English at Vassar College. He was born in Ara, and grew up in the nearby town of Patna, famous for its corruption, crushing poverty and delicious mangoes. He is the author of several books of non-fiction, including the highly acclaimed, “exuberantly inquisitive collection of essays”, Lunch With a Bigot.
Amitava Kumar The novelist and prose-writer From Bihar's Arrah The husband of A Muslim lady Taking to Indo-Pak bonhomie, Traversing and transcending the barriers, Hurdles and hazards That come in between And block the paths Of intra-exchanges.
Writer and journalist Amitava Kumar was born in Ara, Bihar, India, and raised in Patna. He is the author of a collection of poetry, No Tears for the NRI (1996). His prose includes Passport Photos (2000), which won Outstanding Book of the Year from the Myers Program for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America; Bombay-London-New York (2002); Husband of a Fanatic: A Personal.