The Twice Born by Aatish Taseer – Honest Review

‘Everywhere one saw signs of beauty, such as talent and genius, fighting their way out from an encroaching ugliness; a shade giving Peepul tree, its trunk bandaged in red religious threads, evoked the memory of something old and attractive, even when it was engulfed in brown smoke and traffic; a temple tank , its litter-strewn […]

JCB Prize 2018 Shortlist

JCB Prize 2018 Shortlist – Year’s Best of Indian Writing

Five greatest novels of 2018 demonstrate the universal ambition of contemporary Indian fiction The JCB Prize for Literature’s inaugural shortlist of five distinguished novels by Indian writers was announced today. Varied in their themes and settings, the novels nonetheless share an ambition: to reveal as-yet-undiscovered worlds through powerfully drawn scenes and characters. Launched earlier this […]