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The White Tiger Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

For more novels by Aravind Adiga, please see: Between the Assassinations (2008); Last Man in Tower (2011); Selection Day (2016); and Amnesty (2020).

For other twentieth-century and contemporary novels by Indian authors, see: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri; The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy; Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie; and Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai.

Nonfiction accounts of India's changing economy include: In Spite of the Gods by Edward Luce; The Elephant and the Dragon by Robyn Meredith; and Planet India by Mira Kamdar.

Aravind Adiga has said he was inspired by the works of Black American authors Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright, and James Baldwin. In...

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