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.
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.
Prayaag Akbar was the editor-in-chief of the Sunday Guardian, and then assistant editor at Scroll.in. His first novel, Leila, has been shortlisted for the Hindu Prize 2017,
Nilanjana Roy is a prolific writer who runs one of India’s most respected book review websites. She is also the author of several novels including The Wildlings and The Hundred Name of Darkness.
It’s that time of the year again– NaNoWrMo. Can you finish a book within a month? Maybe. Maybe you’re human and cannot.