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Thrity Umrigar is an Indian-American writer, who was born in Mumbai. She received her Bachelors of Science from Bombay University. She immigrated to the United States when she was 21.She then went on to earn her M.A. From Ohio State and her Phd from Kent State University. She is a journalist and the author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us and The Weight of Heaven. She has written for the Washington Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, among other newspapers, and regularly writes for The Boston Globe 's book pages. She is currently assistant professor of English at Case Western Reserve University where she teaches creative writing and literature. She was a winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University. She has a Ph.D. in English and lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Her title Space Between Us made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2011. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Space Between Us… (more)
The Space Between Us 2,437 copies, 109 reviews
The Weight of Heaven 469 copies, 36 reviews
The World We Found: A Novel 405 copies, 27 reviews
The Story Hour 375 copies, 40 reviews
Honor 318 copies, 29 reviews
If Today Be Sweet 288 copies, 17 reviews
Everybody's Son 214 copies, 13 reviews
The Secrets Between Us 204 copies, 16 reviews
Bombay Time 172 copies, 6 reviews
Binny's Diwali 118 copies, 4 reviews
Sugar in Milk 83 copies, 5 reviews
The Museum of Failures 15 copies, 1 review
Nectar in a Sieve (Afterword, some editions) 1,550 copies, 25 reviews
Cleveland Noir (Contributor) 16 copies, 12 reviews
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