Novelist Bharati Mukherjee passes away

Professor, novelist, short story writer, Bharati Mukherjee, passes away at 76. The Taraknath Das Foundation writes: The trustees of the Taraknath Das Foundation grieve at the loss of our longtime trustee and awardee, who died January 28 at the age of 76. A wonderfully talented American writer of South Asian descent, teacher, friend, generous spirit, she will be missed every day. Continue to read her books and learn of her vision of an inclusive America in her memory.

In addition to writing numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, Mukherjee taught at McGill University, Skidmore College, Queens College, and City University of New York before joining Berkeley. Read more

Source: India Live Today