Kishwar Desai

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1956 –

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Who is Kishwar Desai?

Kishwar Desai is an Indian author and columnist. Her latest novel The Sea of Innocence has just been published in India and will shortly be published in UK and Australia. Her first novel, Witness the Night won the Costa Book Award in 2010 for Best First Novel and has been translated into over 25 languages. It was also shortlisted for the Author's Club First Novel Award and longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize. Her critically acclaimed novel, Origins of Love was published in June 2012. Desai also has a biography Darlingji: The True Love Story of Nargis and Sunil Dutt to her credit.

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Born
Dec 1, 1956
Ambala
Also known as
  • Kishwar Ahluwalia
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  • Lady Shri Ram College for Women

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on July 23, 2013

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