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Samit Basu

Samit Basu

Samit Basu is an Indian novelist and filmmaker. His latest novel, Chosen Spirits, is on the shortlist for the JCB Prize. Basu has published several novels since 2003, including the Gameworld fantasy trilogy and the Turbulence series. Several of his books have been published internationally, and been bestsellers in India.


Chosen Spirits

Samit Basu in conversation with Deepanjana Pal

On #JLFBraveNewWorld, Samit Basu speaks to author and journalist Deepanjana Pal about his latest book, ‘Chosen Spirits’. Shortlisted for the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature, the book presents a futuristic Delhi, lost to the control of mass surveillance and the catastrophic impact of technology.