Well – read
No going back
India’s first gay memoir shows how guarded gay people have to be, and how terribly ...
Of shadows, skins and stones
By Elen Turner
A review of three recent novels by Pakistani women authors.
By Mitu Varma
A recent book explores the systemic rot that holds India to ransom.
Remembering our own
The Blood Telegram by Gary J Bass reminds us that 1971 is an evolving story.
CIA in Mustang, MIA in Dharamsala
By Ross Adkin
A recent novel on Tibet highlights, and skirts around, many of the region’s issues.
An anthology of Indian short fiction explores the dynamics of prostitution.
Food for train journeys
Arunava Sinha’s collection of translated Bengali short stories offers a quirky mix ...
By Sandhya Rao
Farrukh Dhondy’s whimsical exploration of words.