Bharati Mukherjee

Bharati Mukherjee

Author

Mukherjee is the author of eight novels (most recently, Miss New India, Desirable Daughters and The Tree Bride), two collections of short stories, numerous essays on immigration and American culture, and co-author, with Clark Blaise, of two books of non-fiction. She is the first naturalized U.S. citizen to win the National Book Critics’ Circle Award for Best Fiction. She has been a Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley since 1989.