Richard Crasta
#11866 Overall Influence

Richard Crasta

Indian-American writer and novelist.

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Richard Crasta is an Indian American writer and novelist, with a strong Indian identity in his writings. He grew up in Mangalore, has lived in the United States for twenty years, mostly in the New York metropolitan region, and now spends much of his time in Asia. His works include the comic and frankly sexual coming of age novel, The Revised Kama Sutra , and fiction and nonfiction books such as Impressing the Whites: The New International Slavery; Beauty Queens, Children and the Death of Sex; the semi-fictional What We All Need; and The Killing of an Author. He is known for his fierce anti-establishment style and his humor; a short sampler of his work was titled The Unauthorized India. Kurt Vonnegut, who was mentioned in the dedication to the American edition of Crasta's novel, described it as "very funny."

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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University of Mysore
University of Mysore

Indian university located in Karnataka

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American University
American University

Private liberal arts and research-based university in Washington, D.C.

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#2049 World Rank #407 USA Rank
Literature