05/06/2012

Another Country by Anjali Joseph

‘Another Country’ is the second novel by UEA writer Anjali Joseph and is published by 4th Estate this week. Anjali was born in Bombay in 1978 and read English at Trinity College, Cambridge, before graduating from the Prose Fiction strand of the UEA Creative Writing MA in 2008. She has taught English at the Sorbonne, written for the Times of India in Bombay, and been a Commissioning Editor for Elle (India), and is currently completing a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA, where she teaches on the undergraduate Creative Writing programme. Her debut novel ‘Saraswati Park’ was published in 2010 and won both a Betty Trask Award and the Desmond Elliott Prize in 2011. It was the co-winner of the 2011 Vodaphone Crossword Book Award and was shortlisted for The Hindu Best Fiction Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize (South Asia and Europe Best First Book) and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. Anjali was also included in The Daily Telegraph's list of Britain's best 20 novelists under the age of 40.

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