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A review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer by Jai Arjun Singh

A version of this review first appeared in It is reproduced here with permission from the reviewer, Jai Arjun Singh. “I am a man of two faces, and also … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

An interview with Nidhi Dugar Kundalia on “The Lost Generation, Chronicling India’s Dying Professions”

A version of this appeared in TheQuint dated May7th,2016 Nidhi Dugar Kundalia’s book ‘The Lost Generation, Chronicling India’s Dying Professions’ showcases eleven professions that are no longer relevant in the … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

An interview with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni by Monica Bhide

Reprinted with permission from Monica Bhide. This interview first appeared on I have a girl crush on Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Her book, The Mistress of Spices, continues to be … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Books to Read this Women’s Day

Check this list for 5 awesome books that you must read – on Women’s Day this year, or anytime before the next Women’s Day!!

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ten Books to Read This Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Review of Avirook Sen’s ‘Aarushi’ by Dilip D’Souza

Reprinted with permission. This review appeared in The Outlook magazine on 31st August,2015. Blood That Won’t Wash Where do you start trying to comprehend what has happened in the Aarushi/Hemraj … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · Leave a comment