Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Altaf Tyrewala

ALTAF TYREWALA was born in Mumbai and graduated from Baruch College, New York. He is the editor of Mumbai Noir and the author of the critically acclaimed novel No God in Sight, which has been published across the world and translated into several European languages. His nonfiction has been featured in GQ, Tehelka, Mumbai Mirror, Mail Today, and People. He has been awarded the DAAD Artist-in-Berlin literature grant for 2011, and is currently working on his second novel.


Mumbai Noir (India)

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Following the success of Delhi Noir and the film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai Noir depicts the many ways in which the city’s ever-present shadowy aspects often force themselves onto the lives of ordinary people.