Amitava Kumar

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Amitava Kumar is the author of Lunch With a Bigot, A Matter of Rats, A Foreigner Carrying in the Crook of His Arm A Tiny Bomb, Nobody Does the Right Thing, Husband of a Fanatic, Bombay-London-New York, and Passport Photos. Kumar’s latest book is Immigrant, Montana: A Novel, published by Faber in the UK, Knopf in the US, and in translation by other publishers worldwide. The book came out in India under the title The Lovers: A Novel. He lives in Poughkeepsie, in upstate New York, where he is the Helen D. Lockwood Professor of English at Vassar College. In 2016, Amitava Kumar was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship (General Nonfiction) as well as a Ford Fellowship in Literature from United States Artists.

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  • Lunch With a Bigot

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  • Immigrant, Montana: A Novel

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  • A Matter of Rats

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  • Husband of a Fanatic: A Personal Journey Through India, Pakistan, Love, and Hate

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  • Passport Photos

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