Berkeley English Faculty

Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra

Teaching Professor

Wheeler Hall, Room 451
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30 PM -- 3:30 PM, and by appointment.
vikramchandra@berkeley.edu

Specialties


Books
Geek Sublime
Geek Sublime

Vikram Chandra is a wonderful novelist and apparently knows his way around an algorithm, too. His new book is an unexpected tour de force, different from anything he has done before… its ambition: to look deeply, and with great subtlety, into the co....(read more)

Love and Longing in Bombay
Love and Longing in Bombay

Vikram Chandra has effected a number of miracles in his new book, a collection of interrelated short stories, which I believe stands up as a really fine novel… it is simply at ease, in a fashion rare in the contemporary novel, rarer yet when that no....(read more)

Red Earth and Pouring Rain
Red Earth and Pouring Rain

[An] ambitious and extraordinary first novel… Red Earth and Pouring Rain is above all a novel about the telling of stories. The effect is rich, heady, many-layered and deliberate… Though Chandra’s stories are told, they are above all written—and wri....(read more)


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