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2.01.2017

Bharati Mukherjee, Writer of Immigrant Life, Dies at 76

Author of 'The Middleman and Other Stories' and 'Jasmine.'



Bharati Mukherjee, an Indian-born American writer who explored the internal culture clashes of her immigrant characters in the award-winning collection “The Middleman and Other Stories” and in novels like “Jasmine,” died on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 76.

The cause was complications of rheumatoid arthritis and takotsubo cardiomyopathy, a stress-induced heart condition, her husband, the writer Clark Blaise, said.

Read more at the New York Times.