Karan Mahajan is a Joseph Henry Jackson Award-winning Indian novelist. Mahajan was born in Stamford, Connecticut, and grew up in New Delhi, India. He studied English and Economics at Stanford University. He currently lives in Fort Greene.
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The Incendiaries (2018)
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The Vietri Project (2021)
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The Mysteries (2021)
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