Books by Neel Mukherjee

A STATE OF FREEDOM by Neel Mukherjee
Released: Jan. 2, 2018

"A calm, compelling, unshrinking portrait of humanity in transition; both disturbing and dazzling."
Five diverse lives in India are traced and linked, exposing the aching gulfs in experience and opportunity that exist in a complex nation. Read full book review >
A LIFE APART by Neel Mukherjee
Released: March 14, 2016

"Consistently confounding expectations, Mukherjee's story of the gathering descent of a solitary soul is both poignant and unsentimental, the work of a notably sophisticated writer."
Historical and contemporary, lit with flashes of magic and violence, this intriguing novel offers multifaceted portraits of India and England as seen from the perspective of a clever, burdened misfit. Read full book review >
THE LIVES OF OTHERS by Neel Mukherjee
Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"This is an immensely accomplished, steady-handed achievement, Victorian in its solidity, quietly enthralling in its insightful observation of the ties that bind."
The evolution of an upper-class Bengali family in the late 1960s reflects India's political turbulence in this confidently expansive second novel from Mukherjee (A Life Apart, 2010), which has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.Read full book review >