Karan Mahajan grew up in New Delhi, India and lives in Austin, Texas. His first novel, Family Planning, was a finalist for the Dylan Thomas Prize and was published in nine countries. The Association of Small Bombs was a finalist for the National Book Award and was selected as one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2016. His writing has appeared in many publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker online and The Believer.
"Wonderful. It is smart, unpredictable and enviably adept in its
handling of tragedy and its fallout" * New York Times *
"A superb novel... Mahajan inhabits two sides of a divided India" * Financial Times *
"Extraordinary... A mind-blowing book on many, many levels" * BBC Radio 4 *
"A voracious approach to fiction-making, a daring imaginative promiscuity" * New Yorker *
"In Mahajan's riveting, intricate story, the aftershocks of small bombs are as inescapable as their explosions" -- Alex Traub * Vice Magazine *