Nadeem Aslam is the author of the highly acclaimed Season of the Rainbirds
(1993) and Maps for Lost Lovers
(2004), which was longlisted for the Booker Prize, shortlisted for the IMPAC Prize, and was awarded the Kiriyama Prize and the Encore Award. He was named Decibel Writer of the Year in 2005. Born in Pakistan, he now lives in England.
His novels Maps for Lost Lovers
and The Wasted Vigil
are available by Topos Books.