Born in London, Hari Kunzru is the author of the novels The Impressionist, Transmission, My Revolutions and Gods without Men as well as a short story collection, Noise and a novella, Memory Palace. In 2003, Granta named him one of its twenty best young British novelists. His short stories and essays have appeared in diverse publications including The New York Times, New Yorker, Guardian, London Review of Books, Granta, Book Forum and Frieze. He was a 2008 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library and is a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow. He lives in New York City.