Written by Aravind Adiga Amnesty: A Novel (published in 2020) tells a story of an illegal immigrant named Danny who is in Sydney, Australia. He has been working as a cleaner and living out of a grocery storeroom for three years and has been trying...
Aravind Adiga was born in Madras, India in 1974. He attended Columbia and Oxford universities, where he studied English literature.
After university, Adiga worked as a journalist, publishing work as a correspondent with <i>Time</i> magazine, and with the <i>Financial Times</i>.
His debut novel, <i>The White Tiger</i>, was published in 2008 and named a New York Times Bestseller. It was also awarded the Booker Prize in 2008. Adiga has subsequently published two other books: <i>Between the Assassinations</i>, a collection of 12 interlinked short stories, and the novel <i>Last Man in the Tower</i>.
He currently lives in Mumbai, India.
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The White Tiger, published in 2008, is Aravind Adiga's debut novel. In its first year of publication, it was named a New York Times Bestseller, and was awarded the Man Booker Prize, making Adiga the fourth Indian-born author and, at age 33, the...