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...