India (1971 - )
Daughter of Anita Desai
Kiran Desai is an Indian author who is a citizen of India and a Permanent Resident of the United States. Her novel The Inheritance of Loss won the 2006 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award. She is the daughter of the noted author Anita Desai.
Kiran Desai recommends
The Solitude of Emperors (2007)
"Unflinching. Unsentimental. Deeply moving. I loved it."
The Memory of Love (2010)
"The Memory of Love is a profoundly affecting work."
Em and the Big Hoom (2014)
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