Chitra Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning and bestselling author, poet, activist and teacher of writing. Her work has been published in over 50 magazines, including the Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories, the O.Henry Prize Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Her books have been translated into 29 languages, including Dutch, Hebrew, Bengali, Russian and Japanese, and many of them have been used for campus-wide and city-wide reads. Several of her works have been made into films and plays.She lives in Houston with her husband Murthy and has two sons, Anand and Abhay, who are in college. She loves to connect with readers on her Facebook page.

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Books by Chitra Divakaruni

Independence: A Novel

HarperCollins, 2023

The Forest of Enchantments

HarperCollins, 2019

Before We Visit the Goddess: A Novel

Simon & Schuster, 2016

Oleander Girl

Simon & Schuster, 2013

One Amazing Thing

Hyperion, 2010

The Palace of Illusions

Doubleday, 2008

Queen of Dreams: A Novel

Doubleday, 2004

The Conch Bearer

Roaring Brook, 2003

Sister of My Heart

Doubleday, 1999