TV & Internet
Abir talks to Dead Good TV about Sam and Surrender-not.
Sam and Surrender-not come to life as A Necessary Evil features in the Zoe Ball Book Club.
Watch Abir and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland talk crime fiction and the shared history of Scotland and Bengal. Click here. (Behind paywall)
Abir and Jeffrey Archer discuss writing to thrill.
Radio & Podcasts
Radio 4 Open Book Crime writers Abir Mukherjee Val McDermid and Graeme Macrae Burnet on a tour of Kolkata. (Click here)
Radio 4 Front Row Abir interviewed on Smoke and Ashes and the Indian freedom struggle. (Click here)
Radio 4 Open Book Abir interviews a range of authors at the Bradford Literary Festival. (Click here)
Philip Kerr: An appreciation. Abir in conversation with Jane Thynne, Philip’s widow, and author, Peter Millar, about the writer’s life in writing and the enduring fascination of Bernie Gunther. (Click here)
Selected Press Articles
‘Calcutta Rising’ – Smoke and Ashes reviewed in the Financial Times, London, July 2018
‘The Degradations of Empire’ – A Necessary Evil reviewed in the LA Review of Books, July 2018
‘Scots on the Rocks’ – A Rising Man reviewed in the New York Times, May 2017
‘Cultural schizophrenia’ – Abir is interviewed in New Zealand’s Noted Magazine, November 2018
‘The truth has two sides: Abir Mukherjee on A Rising Man and Smoke and Ashes’ – the Indian Express, July 2018
A Necessary Evil wins the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize – reported in the Times of India, September 2018
‘A Necessary Evil is your next truly gripping read’ – Stylist Magazine, August 2018
A Rising Man wins the 2017 CWA Endeavour Dagger for Best Historical Novel – the Bookseller, November 2017