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Pankaj MISHRA Author of Literary and Political Essays, London


1992-2016 Essayist, The Indian Review of Books, The India Magazine, The Pioneer, New York Review of Books, New Yorker, London Review of Books, Guardian, Columnist at Bloomberg View and New York Times Book Review.
2001-2006 Guest Professor, Wellesly College, Massachusetts
2004-2005 Fellowship, Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars, New York Public Library
2007-2008 Visiting Fellow, Department of English, University College, London


Butter Chicken in Ludhiana: Travels in Small Town India (1995)
The Romantics (1999)
An End to Suffering: the Buddha in the World (2004)
India in Mind, edited by Pankaj Mishra (2005)
Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond (2006)
Kashmir: The Case for Freedom (2011)
From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia (2012)
A Great Clamour: Encounters with China and Its Neighbours (2013)


2000 Art Seidenbaum award for Best First Fiction
2013 Crossword Book Award (nonfiction) for From the Ruins of Empire
2014 Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding for From the Ruins of Empire
2014 Windham-Campbell Literature Prize (Nonfiction), valued at $150,000 one of the largest prizes in the world of its kind
2014 Premi Internacional D'assaig Josep Palau i Fabre