Mr. Amitava Kumar
New York, United States
Amitava Kumar is the author ofseveral works of nonfiction and a novel. His new book, A Matter of Rats: A Short Biography of Patna, a book Teju Cole calls “recklessly courageous,”was described by the New York Times as "a cleareyed ode to an implausible place." Kumar teaches English at Vassar College.