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Amitava Kumar (born 17 March 1963) is a writer who was born in India and is currently Professor of English at Vassar College.Kumar is the author of Husband of a Fanatic (The New Press, 2005 and Penguin-India, 2004), Bombay-London-New York (Routledge and Penguin-India, 2002), and Passport Photos (University of California Press and Penguin-India, 2000). He has also written a book of poems, No Tears for the N.R.I. (Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1996). The novel Home Products was published in early 2007 by Picador-India, and appeared in the US in August 2009 under the title Nobody Does the Right Thing. Early in 2009, Picador-India published his book Evidence of Suspicion; the book was later published by Duke University Press in August 2010 under the title, A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb: A Writer’s Report on the Global War on Terror. In his review of this book, Dwight Garner at the New York Times called it a "perceptive and soulful ... if at times academic ... meditation on the global war on terror and its cultural and human repercussions."

Husband of a Fanatic was an “Editors’ Choice” book at the New York Times; Bombay-London-New York was on the list of “Books of the Year” in The New Statesman (UK); and Passport Photos won an “Outstanding Book of the Year” award from the Myers Program for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America. His novel Home Products was short-listed for India’s premier literary prize, the Vodafone Crossword Book Award.
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Total Books: 15
Lunch With a Bigot The Writer in the World
2015 - Lunch with a Bigot the Writer in the World (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780822359111
ISBN-10: 0822359111
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Travel
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Lunch With a Bigot The Writer in the World
2015 - Lunch with a Bigot the Writer in the World (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780822359302
ISBN-10: 0822359308
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Travel
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A Matter of Rats A Short Biography of Patna
2014 - A Matter of Rats a Short Biography of Patna (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780822357049
ISBN-10: 0822357046
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel
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A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb
2010 - A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780822345787
ISBN-10: 0822345781
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb
2010 - A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm a Tiny Bomb (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780822345626
ISBN-10: 0822345625
Genres: History, Law, Politics & Social Sciences
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Husband of a Fanatic A Personal Journey Through India Pakistan Love and Hate
Bombay-London-New York
2002 - Bombay-london-new York (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415942102
ISBN-10: 0415942101
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Bombay-London-New York
2002 - Bombay-london-new York (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780415942119
ISBN-10: 041594211X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Passport Photos
2000 - Passport Photos (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520218178
ISBN-10: 0520218175
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction
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Passport Photos
2000 - Passport Photos (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520218161
ISBN-10: 0520218167
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction
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Science and the Retreat from Reason
1997 - Science and the Retreat From Reason (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780853459866
ISBN-10: 085345986X
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Home Products
Home Products (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780330450744
ISBN-10: 0330450743
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Nobody Does the Right Thing
Nobody Does the Right Thing (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780822346821
ISBN-10: 0822346826
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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No tears for the NRI
No Tears for the Nri [A Writers Workshop redbird book] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788171898930
ISBN-10: 8171898939
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The humour  the pity Essays on VS Naipaul
The Humour the Pity Essays on Vs Naipaul (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788187890027
ISBN-10: 8187890029
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