Search Results: "Aravind Adiga"


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SELECTION DAY by Aravind Adiga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 3, 2017

"Incisive and often wickedly funny as social commentary, though many characters are more like caricatures and the finale doesn't resolve much."
A satirical novel set in the author's native Mumbai, where Indian boys from the slums find themselves hot commodities because of their potential in cricket. Read full book review >

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THE WHITE TIGER by Aravind Adiga
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 22, 2008

"An undisciplined debut, but one with plenty of vitality."
What makes an entrepreneur in today's India? Bribes and murder, says this fiercely satirical first novel. Read full book review >

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LAST MAN IN TOWER by Aravind Adiga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Adiga nails the culture of corruption. How exciting to watch a writer come into his own, surpassing the achievement of his first novel."
Two strong-willed men, a developer and a holdout, propel this gripping second novel about real estate, greed and community in Mumbai (Bombay), India; Adiga won the Man Booker prize for his debut (The White Tiger, 2008). Read full book review >

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BETWEEN THE ASSASSINATIONS by Aravind Adiga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2009

"These provocative tales suggest that fiction illuminates truths beyond the reach of journalism."
Adiga follows up his Man Booker Prize-winning debut (The White Tiger, 2008) with a collection of interconnected stories about the village of Kittur in southwestern India. Read full book review >