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PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 18: Indian writer Jeet Thayil poses during a portrait session held on October 18, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Ulf Andersen/Getty Images)

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Thayil

Jeet Thayil was born in 1959 in Kerala, India. He was educatied in Hong Kong, New York, and Bombay, cities where his father worked as an editor and writer. His four poetry collections include These Errors Are Correct and English. He is the editor of The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets. As a musician and songwriter, he is one half of the contemporary music project Sridhat/Thayil. Nacropolis, his first novel, has been translated into five languages. He lives in Delhi.

Jeet Thayil was born in 1959 in Kerala, India. He was educatied in Hong Kong, New York, and Bombay, cities where his father worked as an editor and writer. His four poetry collections include These Errors Are Correct and English. He is the editor of The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets. As a musician and songwriter, he is one half of the contemporary music project Sridhat/Thayil. Nacropolis, his first novel, has been translated into five languages. He lives in Delhi.

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