Amit Majmudar





Amit Majmudar


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Amit Majmudar is the author of The Abundance, Partitions, chosen by Kirkus Reviews as one of the best debut novels of 2011 and by Booklist as one of the year’s ten best works of historical fiction. His poetry has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Best American Poetry 2011. A radiologist, he lives in Columbus, Ohio.

Average rating: 3.88 · 1,324 ratings · 267 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
The Abundance

3.79 avg rating — 656 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Partitions

3.96 avg rating — 593 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Dothead: Poems

3.74 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
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0°, 0°: Poems

4.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Heaven and Earth

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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La cucina delle spezie

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Abundance

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Kenyon Review Fall 2010

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Boulevard Nos. 92 & 93

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“How little we knew each other, though for centuries our homes had shared walls. How little we will learn, now that all we share is a border.”
Amit Majmudar, Partitions

“I am grateful to every reader, whoever you are, wherever you are. Your time has been a gift.”
Amit Majmudar, Partitions

“Nothing holds her in, nothing holds her together. Through all those holes and rents she has dispersed, though yet living. Neither the will to live not the will to kill herself. No will at all. This is a state I had not thought possible. I am dead but not deadened; she is deadened but not dead.”
Amit Majmudar, Partitions

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