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Pankaj Mishra


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Pankaj Mishra is an author whose literary work spans a variety of genres. His most recent book is Bland Fanatics: Liberals, Race, and Empire (2020). He has also authored, among others, An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World (2004), Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Beyond (2006), From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia (2012), and Age of Anger: A History of the Present (2017). His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Guardian, the New Yorker, and the New York Review of Books. Mishra is a 2014 recipient of Yale’s Windham-Campbell Prize.

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