writes a lot about Culture Clash and the Loss of Identity when adapting to new culture, while keeping neutral stances toward Arranged Marriage and the Eagleland.

Born in London, moved to USA. Lived her entire life in the US Indian-American, primarily writes about the Indian-American experience

Interpreter of Maladies was released in 1999, her first short story collection. She won a pulitzer for this

sensitive dilemmas in the lives of Indians or Indian immigrants, with themes such as marital difficulties, the bereavement over a stillborn child, and the disconnection between first and second generation United States immigrants

Her stories are quite autobiographical;