Rohinton Mistry is the author of a collection of short stories, Tales from Firozsha Baag (1987), and three novels that were all shortlisted for the Booker Prize: Such a Long Journey (1991), A Fine Balance (1995), and Family Matters (2002). His books have won, among other awards, the Giller Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.
Born in Bombay, Rohinton Mistry has lived in Canada since 1975. His body of work was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker International Prize, and he was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 2012. His work has been published in more than thirty-five languages.