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Kaushik Barua

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Kaushik Barua is the winner of the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award (the Young Writer Award from the Indian National Academy of Letters) for his first book, Windhorse, published by HarperCollins in 2013. His work has been translated into Italian.

His second book, No Direction Rome, was published by Fourth Estate/ HarperCollins India in 2015, and will be published in the US by Permanent Press in end-2017. No Direction Rome is a dark comedy and described as a narrative where 'Kerouac meets James Joyce meets Harold and Kumar'.

His writing has appeared in The Hindu, The Indian Express, The Guardian, Open Democracy and other Indian and international publications. He is currently based in Rome. He has worked over the last decade in the develop
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Average rating: 3.87 · 98 ratings · 21 reviews · 2 distinct works
Windhorse

3.89 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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No Direction Rome

3.82 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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No Direction Rome by Kaushik Barua
"Hilarious, dark and shamelessly bold, 'No Direction Rome' has a high density of profound, clever and quirky takes on life. Take any line from the book at random, and chances are you will be hooked. The voice is new, original and extremely imaginat..." Read more of this review »
No Direction Rome by Kaushik Barua
"Krantik, the male protagonist of this novel, is in a city far away from home, although that does not matter. He is somewhat privileged, but that does not matter either. Not much matters, and the novel gains its value from the reader's vague knowle..." Read more of this review »
No Direction Rome by Kaushik Barua
"No Direction Rome is a story waiting to step out of Kaushik's study/room. And it did. Krantik is not a likeable character. I don't read to find inspiring characters from books, so it goes brilliantly who I decide to laugh with. No Directions Rome..." Read more of this review »
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