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  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

    Book Review: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

    Balli Kaur Jaswal’s third novel deals with honour killings, vigilante community policing, murder, forbidden love, and a lot more.
  • Leila by Prayaag Akbar

    Book Review: Leila

    Prayaag Akbar’s biggest triumph lies in his ability to adopt a female voice so completely, you forget this is a male author’s debut novel.
  • Greenlight

    Book Review: Greenlight

    The sixth book in Kalpana Swaminathan’s acclaimed Lalli detective series is not for the faint-hearted.
  • Jerry Pinto

    A Struggle Against Invisibility

    In conversation with the inimitable Jerry Pinto about his latest novel Murder in Mahim.
  • Immoderate Men

    Book Review: Immoderate Men

    The book explores chauvinism, patriarchy, and the male psyche in an interesting and honest manner.
  • A Book of Light

    Book Review: A Book of Light

    A book that forces us to confront our own biases, look our carefully crafted ignorance in the eye, and come out of the bubble of privilege we inhabit.
  • Laksmi Pamuntjak Amba

    Book Review: Amba

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

    An Act of Belonging

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

    Unknown Husbands

    New husbands are like burrs: they stick, they irritate, and they’re mostly unwanted.
  • Munnu

    Reading Munnu in Kashmir

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

The Tap #14

By Ramya Sriram