On Class & Character in Megha Majumdar's Debut Novel
Megha Majumdar in conversation with Fiction Editor Kartika Budhwar.
Bodily vulnerability is so crucial to confront with people who are shamed, opressed, and made to feel so aware of themselves—even with where they can stand in a street, or whether they can love.
RECOMMENDED: A Burning by Megha Majumdar
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West Bengal Politics
English as Class Signifier
National Book Award Longlist
Centering the Silly
The Baby-Sitters Club
MEGHA MAJUMDAR is the author of the New York Times bestseller and Editors’ Choice A Burning, recently longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction, as well as The JCB Prize for Literature. She was born and raised in Kolkata, India. She moved to the United States to attend college at Harvard University, followed by graduate school in social anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. She works as an editor at Catapult, and lives in New York City. A Burning is her first book.