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Hari Kunzru

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Hari Kunzru, author of the award-winning and bestselling novel The Impressionist, was named as one of Granta's "20 Best Fiction Writers Under 40." The Impressionist was a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist; was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, the Whitbread First Novel Award, and a British Book Award; and was one of Publishers Weekly's Best Novels of 2002. Kunzru has written for a variety of English and international publications, including The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, The London Review of Books, and Wired. He lives in London.

Genres: Historical Mystery
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel winner (2002) : The Impressionist
Whitbread Prize Best First Novel nominee (2002) : The Impressionist
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2017) : White Tears
Rathbone Folio Prize Best Book nominee (2018) : White Tears

Hari Kunzru recommends
Narcopolis (2011)
Jeet Thayil
"Jeet Thayil's Bombay is a city dreaming troubled dreams, and NARCOPOLIS will change the way you imagine it."
London's Overthrow (2012)
China Miéville
"Powerful... a vision of pre-apocalyptic London."

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