Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury grew up in Bombay and his native Odisha, was educated at the Universities of Delhi and Cambridge, and now lives in Delhi. He writes a weekly column on Indian politics, society and literature for Bloomberg View. Choudhury’s essays and book reviews have appeared in The National, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, and The New York Times, and he is the editor of the anthology of Indian fiction India: A Traveller’s Literary Companion, published by Whereabouts Press and with a foreword by Anita Desai.

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    Arzee the Dwarf

    In this delightful debut novel, Arzee, a cinema projectionist with ‘a small frame but a big imagination,’ guides readers through the diverse and chaotic streets of Bombay, a terrain Choudhury depicts with a freshness, energy, and humor that vividly brings his hero’s inner and outer worlds to life.