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Aatish Taseer

UK flag (b.1980)

Aatish Taseer has worked as a reporter for Time Magazine and has written for the Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, the Financial Times, Prospect, TAR Magazine and Esquire. He is the author of Stranger to History: a Son's Journey through Islamic Lands (2009) and a highly acclaimed translation Manto: Selected Stories (2008). His novel, The Temple-Goers (2010) was shortlisted for the 2010 Costa First Novel Award. A second novel, Noon, is now available published by Picador (UK) and Faber & Faber (USA). His work has been translated into over ten languages. He lives between London and Delhi. -

Genres: Literary Fiction
   The Temple-Goers (2010)
   Noon (2011)
   The Way Things Were (2014)
Non fiction
   Stranger to History (2007)
   The Twice-Born (2018)
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel nominee (2010) : The Temple-Goers

Aatish Taseer recommends
Teen Couple Have Fun Outdoors (2022)
Aravind Jayan
"A sparkling debut, full of tenderness and mischief. It's as if Roth and Narayan had a baby."

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