Upcoming Event [View More]
27th October, 8 pm, a concert at the Vortex Jazz Club. [View More]
28th October, a talk at the School of Oriental and African Studies: ’Who is the Reader? Literary Activism and the Mehrotra Campaign’. [View More]
Readings at the Sydney Writers Festival on 21st, 22nd, and 23rd May: [View More]
Readings/talks related to the new novel Odysseus Abroad in and near London next week (all welcome)
The New York premiere, at the 15th New York Indian Film Festival, of the film A Moment of Mishearing, co-directed by Amit Chaudhuri and woven around his music, will take place at the Village East Cinemas – Cinema 4,181 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, Thursday, May 7, 2015, 9.30 pm. Here are the details: [View More]
James Wood’s review of Odysseus Abroad and his overview of Chaudhuri’s work in the New Yorker: [View More]
Guardian review of Odysseus Abroad by Neel Mukherjee: [View More]
Chatting with Nicholas Wroe in the Guardian: [View More]
New essay on Joni Mitchell: [View More]

Essays, Criticism, Non-Fiction

  • Two weeks ago, Iwent for a walk with my daughter to the Birla temple….

    (This is an extract. For the full article, first published in the Times Literary Supplement, see Clearing a Space.)

  • Early Last week, Dr, Jyotindra Jain, Director of the Crafts Museum at Delhi, gave a quite enthralling….

  • When Jejuri was Published in 1976, Iwas fourteen years old….

    (This is an extract. For the full article see Clearing a Space.)

  • It’s now more than a month since Iwas drenched, Like others, in the deluge….

  • I Went to a Protsstant school in Bombay but the creation myth we were taught in the classroom…

    (This is an extract. For the full article…View More)


Clearing a Space: Reflections on India, Literature and Culture

Reassessment of the impact of Clearing a Space by four critics in Caravan magazine


Telling Tales: Selected Writing, 1993-2013

Reviews essay on Telling Tales by the novelist Deborah Levy


D H Lawrence and ‘Difference’

Calcutta:- Two Years in the City