Pankaj Mishra is an Indian essayist and novelist, whose books include Butter Chicken in Ludhiana and The Romantics. He has written for The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Guardian, and the New Statesman, among other American, British and Indian publications. He is a fellow of the UK’s Royal Society of Literature, and divides his time between the UK and India.
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The best books on India, recommended by Pankaj Mishra
The world’s largest democracy isn’t something that has just materialised in the past 60 years, says the Indian essayist and novelist. He chooses books that illustrate India’s complex history and diverse society.