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Pyre

Amitava Kumar

‘In more ways than one, the rituals of death had reminded me that I was an outsider.’

Amitava Kumar

Amitava Kumar is the author of several works of non-fiction and a novel. His latest book is Immigrant, Montana, coming out in paperback in June 2019 from Vintage. He teaches English at Vassar College. His essay ‘Pyre’ was published in Granta 130 and included in The Best American Essays 2016.

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