OUT NOW!: Immigrant, Montana: A Novel (published by Faber in the UK, Knopf in the US, Penguin Random House in Canada, and in translation by publishers elsewhere).

The Best Books of 2018The New Yorker

100 Notable Books of 2018The New York Times

President Obama’s favorite books of 2018

Naming it among the favorite books of 2018, Canada’s Globe & Mail says that this book “reinvents the immigrant novel

“…consistently surprising and hilarious… This novel is an inventive delight…” – Publisher’s Weekly (starred review.)

“Its aim is not to tell a story, exactly, but to create a portrait of a mind moving uneasily between a new, chosen culture and the one left behind.” — The New Yorker

“consistently entertaining” — The New York Times

Editors’ Choice at the New York Times

“a bold and provocative counter-narrative… We live in a world of #MeToo; this novel fearlessly unmasks some great men, making political stalwarts and revolutionaries stumble down from their pedestals.”—The Guardian

“… Immigrant, Montana is razor-sharp, told meditatively and youthfully, and is just as entertaining as it is serious.” PEN America

“As cerebral as it is sensual… Immigrant, Montana is intelligent, melancholy, quirky. At a time when feelings run high over which immigrants get to call themselves American, Kailash’s idiosyncratic voice adds a welcome tonic note to the debate.” Boston Globe

Vanity Fair puts Immigrant, Montana on “This Season’s Ultimate Fiction List

Also, published in India in 2017, under the title The Lovers: A Novel (Aleph Book Company).