World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Rimi B. Chatterjee

Article Id: WHEBN0006517989
Reproduction Date:

Title: Rimi B. Chatterjee  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Oxford University Press, List of Bengalis, Lady Brabourne College, Printing in Tamil language
Collection: 1969 Births, Alumni of the University of Oxford, Bengali People, British Emigrants to India, British People of Bengali Descent, Cancer Survivors, Indian Academics, Indian Comics Writers, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Faculty, Indian Novelists, Indian Science Fiction Writers, Indian Translators, Indian Women Novelists, Indian Women Writers, Indian Writers, Jadavpur University Department of English, Lady Brabourne College Alumni, Living People, People from Belfast, University of Calcutta Alumni, Women Novelists, Women Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers, Women Translators
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Rimi B. Chatterjee

Rimi B. Chatterjee
Born 1969
Belfast, United Kingdom
Occupation Novelist, Reader at Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Nationality Indian
Period Modern, Sixteenth-century India
Genre General, science fiction, historical

Rimi B. Chatterjee is an author based in Kolkata, India. She has published three novels and one academic history which won the SHARP deLong Prize for History of the Book in 2006, as well as a number of translations and short stories. She has been nominated twice for the Vodafone Crossword Book Award, once for fiction and once for translation. She teaches English at Jadavpur University.


  • Books 1
    • Novels 1.1
    • Stories 1.2
    • Graphic stories 1.3
    • Histories 1.4
  • Bibliography 2
  • Notes 3
  • External links 4
    • Reviews of Black Light 4.1
    • Reviews of The City of Love 4.2




  • "The Garden of Bombahia", about the sixteenth-century scientist and heretic Garcia da Orta, appeared in Wasafiri 24(3): pp. 98–106.
  • "The First Rasa", about a woman printer in Calcutta's nineteenth-century pleasure district, came out in Kolkata: Book City: Readings, Fragments, Images, ed. Sria Chatterjee and Jennie Renton (Edinburgh: Textualities, 2009).
  • "Jessica", about an Anglo-Indian woman hairdresser of Portuguese descent in a Bengali neighbourhood in Calcutta, came out in Vislumbres: Bridging India and Iberoamerica 1 (2008): pp. 58–9.
  • "The Key to All the Worlds", appeared in Superhero: The Fabulous Adventures of Rocket Kumar and Other Indian Superheroes, published by Scholastic India in 2007. ISBN 81-7655-821-4

Graphic stories

  • 'Killer' in Comix India Vol. 2: Girl Power
  • 'The Bookshop on the Hill' in Drighangchoo Issue 3, Kolkata 2010. Part 2 of the story forthcoming in Drighangchoo Issue 4.


Empires of the Mind won the SHARP deLong Prize for 2007, an international academic prize awarded annually by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing for outstanding work in the history of the book.[1]


  • Black Light (fiction) (New Delhi: Harper Collins, 2010) [HarperCollins India page ISBN 978-81-7223-839-1
  • The City of Love (fiction) (New Delhi: Penguin, 2007) ISBN 0-14-310381-4
  • Empires of the Mind: A History of the Oxford University Press in India During the Raj (publishing history) (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006) ISBN 0-19-567474-X
  • Signal Red: A Novel (fiction) (New Delhi: Penguin, 2005) ISBN 0-14-303262-3
  • Apon Katha: My Story by Abanindranath Tagore (translation from Bengali to English) (Chennai: Tara, 2004)
  • Titu Mir by Mahasweta Devi (Bhattacharya) (translation from Bengali to English) (Calcutta: Seagull, 2000) ISBN 81-7046-174-X


  1. ^ The SHARP website

External links

  • Sufi News

Reviews of Black Light

  • The Daily Bhaskar
  • Mid Day
  • IBNLive
  • Afternoon Despatch and Courier
  • The Book Lovers

Reviews of The City of Love

  • The Hindu
  • The Telegraph
  • The Hindustan Times
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.