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Amit Chaudhuri

Amit Chaudhuri is a novelist, essayist, poet, and musician. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he lives in Calcutta and the United Kingdom, where he is a professor of contemporary literature at the University of East Anglia. Friend of My Youth is his seventh novel. Among Chaudhuri's other works are three books of essays, the most recent of which is The Origins of Dislike ; a study of D. H. Lawrence's poetry; a book of short stories, Real Time ; a work of nonfiction, Calcutta: Two...See more