Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra is the author of two novels, Red Earth and Pouring Rain (1995), recipient of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the David Higham Prize, and Sacred Games (2006), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. The story collection Love and Longing in Bombay also received several awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book. A nonfiction work, Geek Sublime: Writing Fiction, Coding Software (Gray Wolf, 2014), discusses the culture of programming with classical Indian aesthetics. Chandra lives with his wife in Mumbai and Berkeley.

Photograph by Ajay Aggarwal.

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