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The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets Paperback – 10 Sep 2008

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  • Paperback: 422 pages
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd (10 Sept. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1852248017
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852248017
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 165,140 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This is a crucial addition to world poetry and an eye-opening reading adventure. -- The Bloomsbury "Review"

About the Author

Jeet Thayil was born in Kerala in 1959 and educated in Jesuit schools in Hongkong, New York and Bombay. He is a graduate of Wilson College, Bombay, and he received an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, New York. He has published four collections of poetry, including English (Penguin/Rattapallax, 2004) and These Errors Are Correct (Westland Books, 2008), and edited Divided Time: India and the End of Diaspora (Routledge, 2006). He has received awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Rockefeller Foundation. In 2004, he moved from New York to New Delhi and currently lives in Bangalore.

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