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Pankaj Mishra


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Pankaj Mishra is a renowned Indian author, essayist, and literary critic with a global readership. Two of his prize-winning books, From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals who Remade Asia (2012) and Age of Anger: A History of the Present (2017), explore the history of colonialism and its enduring legacies in our contemporary global era. Mishra is also the author of two critically acclaimed novels: The Romantics (1999) and Run and Hide (2022). His columns and essays have appeared in the GuardianNew York Times, New YorkerNew York Review of Books, and the London Review of Books, among other outlets. Mishra is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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