Jonathan Gil Harris

Jonathan Gil Harris is Professor of English at Ashoka University, India.

He is author of the best-selling The First Firangis; he is also the author, most recently, of Masala Shakespeare: How A Firangi Writer Became Indian.

His next book, The Jewish Silk Road: Secrets from My Mother’s Chinese Tea-Chest, is forthcoming in 2022.

Born in New Zealand, educated in England, and resident in the US for 23 years, Harris moved to India in 2011.

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