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The White Tiger Lesson Plan

About the Author

Aravind Adiga was born in Madras, India in 1974. He attended Columbia and Oxford universities, where he studied English literature. After university, Adiga worked in India as a journalist, publishing work as a correspondent with Time magazine and with the Financial Times. He currently lives in Mumbai, India.

His debut novel, The White Tiger, was published in 2008 and named a New York Times bestseller. It was also awarded the Booker Prize in 2008. The film version of the novel premiered in 2021. Adiga has since published a collection of twelve interlinked short stories entitled Between the Assassinations (2008), and the novels Last Man in Tower (2011), Selection Day (2016), and Amnesty...

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