Author Profile: Anuradha Roy

Anuradha Roy’s first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been published in 16 countries and translated into 13 languages across the world. It has been named by World Literature Today as one of the 60 most essential books on modern India and was shortlisted for the Crossword Prize.

Her second novel, The Folded Earth, was published May 2011 the UK and India and is set for release in the United States on April 24, 2012 by Simon and Schuster Free Press


Anuradha Roy was educated in Hyderabad, Calcutta and Cambridge (UK). Her journalism and book reviews have been published in Outlook, India Today, Outlook Traveller, Biblio, Telegraph, Indian Express, and the Hindu. She works at Permanent Black, an independent press publishing in South Asian history, politics and culture. She lives mainly in Ranikhet, India, with her husband Rukun Advani and their dog, Biscoot.


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