Biography for Fine Balance
Random House, Inc.
Rohinton Mistry was born in Bombay and now lives near Toronto. His first novel,Such a Long Journey, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and received, among other awards, the Governor General's Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Book of the Year.A Fine Balance is his second novel, winner of the Los Angeles TimesBook Prize in Fiction, the Giller Prize, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize as well as a Booker Prize finalist. Mistry is also the author ofSwimming Lessons, a collection of short stories.