(born July 1959) is an Indian-American mathematician and writer of a trilogy of novels all named for Hindu gods. His first novel, ''The Death of Vishnu
'' (2001), which was long-listed for the 2001 Booker Prize
, short-listed for the 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award
and won the Barnes & Noble
Discover Prize that year. Since then, he has published two more novels, ''The Age of Shiva'' (2008) and ''The City of Devi'' (2013), completing the trilogy.
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