Neel Mukherjee

Neel Mukherjee, an immigrant, was born in India and has lived in the UK since 1992. His first novel, A Life Apart (2010), won the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award for best fiction, and his second novel, The Lives of Others (2014), was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Costa best novel award, and won the Encore Award.  He has reviewed fiction for The Times and TIME Magazine Asia and has written for the TLSThe Daily TelegraphThe ObserverThe New York TimesBoston ReviewThe Sunday Telegraph and Biblio. His forthcoming novel, A State of Freedom, is out in September 2017. He divides his time between London and the USA.