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The Legacy of Manto
By Ipshita Chakraborty · Six decades after his death, we remember Saadat Hasan Manto, whose progressive and profound stories reaffirm his credibility as a giant of South Asian literature.

Contents

Book Review: Amba

A sense of nostalgia and loss pervades Laksmi Pamuntjak's ambitious debut novel Amba.  

An Act of Belonging

In conversation with Sharanya Manivannan about The High Priestess Never Marries, her latest book of short fiction.  

Representing the Real

In conversation with Vidyun Sabhaney about putting together First Hand, an anthology of nonfiction graphic stories that is possibly the first of its kind in India.  

The Issue of Language

English theatre in India continues to evolve and forge an identity for itself, as Indians continue to revise their complex relationship with the language.  
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Interviews

  • Sharanya Manivannan

    An Act of Belonging

    In conversation with Sharanya Manivannan about The High Priestess Never Marries, her latest book of short fiction.
  • First Hand Anthology

    Representing the Real

    In conversation with Vidyun Sabhaney about putting together First Hand, an anthology of nonfiction graphic stories that is possibly the first of its kind in India.
  • Black Mumba

    A Snake Pit of Dreams

    In conversation with Ram Venkatesan and Kishore Mohan about Black Mumba, a new noir graphic novel that explores some of the darker aspects of the city of Mumbai.

Features

  • English theatre in India

    The Issue of Language

    English theatre in India continues to evolve and forge an identity for itself, as Indians continue to revise their complex relationship with the language.
  • 12 Places to Submit Your Writing

    12 More Places to Submit Creative Writing in India

    For writers in India looking to get published, here are some more platforms that may be the right fit for your writing.
  • Dazed and Confused

    The Real World

    How did Dazed and Confused, a movie that didn't really have much to say, resonate with an entire generation?

Reviews

  • Laksmi Pamuntjak Amba

    Book Review: Amba

    A sense of nostalgia and loss pervades Laksmi Pamuntjak's ambitious debut novel Amba.
  • Munnu

    Reading Munnu in Kashmir

    Malik Sajad’s heartwrenching graphic novel traces the generations that grew up in Kashmir post 1990.
  • Aliyyah Eniath The Yard

    Book Review: The Yard

    Most of what happens in Aliyyah Eniath's debut novel will be deeply familiar to readers that have grown up up in a large joint family themselves.

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