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Imraan Coovadia

About 
Imraan Coovadia is the author of the novels The Wedding, Green-Eyed Thieves, High Low In-between, The Institute for Taxi Poetry, Tales of the Metric System,  and  A Spy in Time.  He has also published a study of VS Naipaul, as well as a collection of essays,  Transformations,  and has contributed to publications including The New York Times,  the  Los Angeles Review of Books, N+1, The Independent, Threepenny Review, Chimurenga,  and  The Times of India.  He is a winner of the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, the University of Johannesburg Prize, the M-Net Prize, and a South African Literary Award for Non-Fiction. A graduate of Harvard College, he directs the creative writing programme at the University of Cape Town.

Photo credit: Victor Dlamini

Titles by this author

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Set in KwaZulu-Natal, High Low In-between charts the relationship between...

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