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Alumni authors

Many former Birkbeck students have published fiction, monographs and academic books in a wide range of genres and subject areas. If you have written a book and you would like us to publicise it here, please contact us

manual-for-a-decent-life.jpgFeatured book

Manual for a Decent Life, Kavita A. Jindal (MA Creative Writing 2007)

Set in 1990s India, the novel follows Waheeda, a spirited woman from Uttar Pradesh, who sets her sights on becoming a Member of Parliament. Her romance with the scion of a Delhi business dynasty threatens that dream. Winner of The Eastern Eye Award for Literature.