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JUNE. 3. 2020 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM IST

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Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury is the author of Days of My China Dragon, Clouds and Arzee the Dwarf. He is also the editor of a short introduction to the pleasures of Indian fiction titled India: A Traveller's Literary Companion. Also an essayist and literary critic, he writes for the Wall Street Journal, Mint Lounge and Conde Nast Traveller. He was a fellow at the International Writing Programme at the University of Iowa in 2010, of Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart in 2016 and of Instituto Sacatar in Brazil in 2017. Last year, his novel Arzee the Dwarf was published in Odia by his mother Sindhubala Choudhury as Bamana Arzee.



Orhan Pamuk and Chandrahas Choudhury in conversation

Orhan Pamuk is the author of many celebrated books, including The White Castle, Istanbul and Snow. In 2003, he won the International IMPAC Award for My Name is Red and in 2006 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Here he talks to Chandrahas Choudhury about his life and work.

Peter Carey: A Life in Writing

Peter Carey in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury

Peter Carey is one of only five writers to win the Booker twice and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize. Here he talks about his life in writing  in conversation with Chandrahas Choudhury