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National Book Festival

Manil Suri was born in Bombay and is a professor of mathematics and an affiliate professor of Asian studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation. Suri is read around the world and his novels have been published in 27 languages. He is the author of the novels “The Death of Vishnu,” “The Age of Shiva” and the recently published “The City of Devi” (Norton). In 2000, Time magazine named him as “a person to watch.”

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Manil Suri

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