It is a dangerous business to adapt a Jane Austen novel. Not only because the woman still has stans but because,
Amitabha Bagchi’s latest novel is a thoroughly Indian story. The two threads that run through this tale include the letters from a narcissistic author to his loved ones that details life in India in the 1970s and 80s,
Tanuj Solanki’s new book of short stories, Diwali in Muzaffarnagar, contains eight stories of young men and women, who grew up together in Muzaffarnagar.
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.
It is interesting that Janice Pariat’s latest novel suggests that falling in love is easy. In The Nine Chambered Heart,
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.