The Common Foundation – 2017 Author Postcard Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 10, 2017 09:00 PM EST


Personalized Postcard from Suketu Mehta

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Estimated Value
$40 USD to ebeac1435
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1  -  Bid History

Item Description

Receive a handwritten note from the award-winning author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, which was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction. 

Suketu Mehta is the New York-based author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, which won the Kiriyama Prize and the Hutch Crossword Award, and was a finalist for the Lettre Ulysses Prize, the BBC4 Samuel Johnson Prize, and the Guardian First Book Award. He has won the Whiting Writers? Award, the O. Henry Prize, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for his fiction. Mehta?s work has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and Newsweek, among others, and has been featured on NPR?s "Fresh Air" and "All Things Considered."

He is currently working on a nonfiction book about immigrants in contemporary New York, for which he was awarded a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship. He has also written original screenplays for films, including New York, I Love You, and a novella ?What is Remembered? (2016). Mehta was born in Calcutta and raised in Bombay and New York. He is a graduate of New York University and the Iowa Writers? Workshop.

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