Indian-origin author shortlisted for British Academy Book Prize

The Mumbai-born Ugandan academic is married to filmmaker Mira Nair and is contention for his work which is described as an in-depth inquiry into political modernity as well as an exploration of the roots of violence

Indian-origin author shortlisted for British Academy Book Prize
Mahmood Mamdani. source: Twitter

Mahmood Mamdani, an Indian-origin author, has been shortlisted for the 2021 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Mamdani is a professor at Columbia University who is married to popular Indian-American filmmaker Mira Nair.