Kiran Desai in April 2007
(born 3 September 1971) is an Kiran Desai Indian author. Her novel won the 2006 The Inheritance of Loss Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Fiction Award.
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I don't think you can write according to a set of rules and laws; every writer is so different.
I feel as comfortable anywhere as I feel uncomfortable anywhere
I do think that the modern India does belong to writers who are living in India.
New York is a lovely city. It is an easy city to go back to and an easy city to leave. Every time I go there I immediately make travel plans.
The Indian diaspora is a wonderful place to write from and I am lucky to be part of it.
In India, if you are from the elite, dogs are extremely important. The breed of the dog indicates your wealth, that you are westernized. The cook, another human being, is on a much lower level than your dog. You see this all the time.
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