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Aravind Adiga

India (b.1974)

Aravind Adiga was born in Madras in 1974. He studied at Columbia and Oxford Universities. His first novel, The White Tiger, won the Man Booker Prize for 2008. A former Indian correspondent for Time magazine, his writing has also appeared in the New Yorker, the Financial Times, and the Sunday Times among other publications. He lives in Mumbai.

Genres: General Fiction, Literary Fiction
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel winner (2008) : The White Tiger

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