Chatterjee, Upamanyu

About Upamanyu Chatterjee

Biography (The South Asian Literary Recordings Project)



Kapur, Akash. "Up in Smoke." The New York Times, 2 Jul. 2006

Chaudhuri, Amit. "Hollering in the Dark." Times Literary Supplement, no. 4715, 1993

Williams, Elaine. "Driven From Distraction." Times Literary Supplement, no. 4415, 1988



Nayar, Pramond K. "Dementia in Recent Indian Fiction in English." Dementia and Literature: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Maginess (ed.), 2018

Kantor, Roanne L. "Common Ground: Filth as an Idiom of Critique in Two South Asian Communities." Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 36, no. 1, 2016

Cowaloosur, Vedita. "The Novels of Amitav Ghosh and the Integral Hegemony of Inglish." English Studies in Africa, vol. 58, no. 1, 2015

Shandilya, Krupa. "Writing/Reading the Subaltern Woman: Narrative Voice and Subaltern Agency in Upamanyu Chatterjee's English, August." Postcolonial Text, vol. 9, no. 3, 2014

King, Bruce. Rewriting India: Eight Writers, 2014

Singh, Prabhat K. The Indian English Novel of the New Millennium, 2013

Scott, Bede. "Reading the Uninteresting: Upamanyu Chatterjee's English, August: An Indian Story." Contemporary Literature, vol. 53, no. 3, 2012

Kumar, Amitava. "Jane Austen in Meerut, India." Between the Lines: South Asians and Postcoloniality, Bahri and Vasudeva (eds.), 1996

Kumar, T. Vijay. "I Can't Get No Satisfaction: Upamanyu Chatterjee's English, August." The New Indian Novel in English: A Study of the 1980s, Kirpal (ed.), 1990




Way to Go (2010)

Weight Loss (2006)

The Mammaries of the Welfare State (2000)

The Last Burden (1993)

English, August. An Indian Story (1988)


Short Story Collections

The Assassination of Indira Ghandi (1985)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Upamanyu Chatterjee in Conversation with Zac O'Yeah. YouTube, 3 Feb. 2016

Upamanyu Chatterjee Talks About the Art of Writing Humor. YouTube, 8 Feb. 2016