Sunjeev Sahota was born in 1981 in Derbyshire and continues to live in the area. Ours are the Streets is his first novel.
We've pulled together some classics and modern day greats set in the county of Yorkshire, also known as 'God's Own Country'.
A few of our favourite books exploring the experiences of immigrants.
Man Booker shortlisted author, Sunjeev Sahota shares the books that have inspired him.
This week Sunjeev Sahota's The Year of the Runaways has taken home both the The Encore Award, for the most outstanding second novel of the year, and the South Bank Sky Arts Award for literature.
The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota has been nominated for the Literature Award for The Year in the 2016 South Bank Sky Arts Awards.
Picador are delighted to have two books, Frances Leviston’s Disinformation and Sunjeev Sahota’s The Year of the Runaways, on the shortlist for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize.
‘Sunjeev had grown from a debut full of verve and ambition to a mature novel in one graceful and confident leap.’Kate Harvey, editor of Sunjeev Sahota, The Year of the Runaways
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara and The Year of the Runaways have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015.
We all know a beautiful book cover when we see one – it can pull you as if by magic from one side of the bookshop to the other with its shiny gold foil or its stroke-me surface. But magic it is not: Charlie Mainprize in Picador’s production team took us through some example...
Sunjeev Sahota filmed some clips from a recent trip to India that reminded him of his novel, Ours Are The Streets.In this video, Sunjeev tells us where they were taken and the excerpts he was thinking about as he filmed.
Sunjeev Sahota was featured in the Observer's debutantes to watch in 2011.
Listen to an episode of Open Book on BBC Radio 4 where Sunjeev Sahota talks to Mariella Frostrup about Ours Are The Streets.
Ours Are The Streets, Sunjeev Sahota's debut novel, is set in Sheffield. Here, Sunjeev shows you some of the key places in his novel.
Read some press reviews of Sunjeev Sahota's debut novel, Ours Are The Streets, and be sure to let us know what you thought of it by leaving a comment.
Sunjeev Sahota's novel Ours Are The Streets is a chilling examination of what drives young people towards religious fundamentalism. In this exclusive extract, you can really get a sense of the direction this incredible novel will take you in.
Sunjeev Sahota, author of the phenomenal novel Ours Are The Streets, gives a run-down of his top books from 2010.
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