Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Nov. 23: Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Bengali writer


Nirad C. Chaudhuri (1897-1999) Indian Bengali-English writer decorated by Queen Elizabeth II; works include The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian, an intimate view of his life: born under the British Raj and written when he was 50 years old, four years after independence; and The Continent of Circe has essays on Hindu society from Prehistory to modern times.


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