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Akhil Sharma

Akhil Sharma is the author of Family Life, a New York Times Best Book of the Year and the winner of the International DUBLIN Literary
Award and the Folio Prize. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Best American Short Stories, and O. Henry Award Stories. A native of Delhi, he lives in New York City and teaches English at Rutgers University–Newark.

 

Awards

Books by Akhil Sharma

  1. Book CoverFamily Life: A Novel


    Winner of the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award

    "Gorgeously tender at its core…beautiful, heartstopping…Family Life really blazes." —Sonali Deraniyagala, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverA Life of Adventure and Delight


    A Life of Adventure and Delight delivers eight masterful stories from dazzlingly original and critically acclaimed author Akhil Sharma.More

  3. Book CoverAn Obedient Father


    “A powerful debut novel that establishes Sharma as a supreme storyteller.”—Philadelphia InquirerMore