In his seventh novel, Kiran Nagarkar returns to the Rajput setting that captured our imaginations in his celebrated Cuckold. But Jasoda veers and stutters where the earlier novel sang and danced.
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. We thought the best way to observe it would be to put together a list of books that inform and educate about the prevalence and repercussions of violence against women.
A month ago, Delhi organised an LGBTQIA Pride parade. A friend of mine was involved. On Twitter, he ranted about how journalists were calling him to ask for numbers of people who are gay or lesbian or transgender.
Raghu Karnad used to be the editor of Time Out Delhi. His first novel, Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War,was shortlisted for the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for 2016.