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  • Karthika Nair

    Seeking Movement

    In conversation with Karthika Nair about her poetry, scripting dances, and escaping labels.
  • Cough Syrup Surrealism

    Book Review: Cough Syrup Surrealism

    In Tharun James Jimani’s debut novel, the personification of the 1990s, while never quite made obvious, is apparent in every page.
  • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

    Jhumpa Lahiri’s Latest Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize

    The Lowland has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year along with five other nominees. Details inside.
  • Cover: Nitoo Das

    The Outsider

    Teacher, poet, and photographer: Nitoo Das speaks to us in an exclusive interview about writing and performing poetry, and her love of birds.
  • A Matter of Rats

    Book Review: A Matter of Rats

    Despite the emotions that bind this collection of stories, Kumar’s prose is never elegiac. There is always humour, love, and the possibility of redemption.
  • Jobless Clueless Reckless

    Book Review: Jobless Clueless Reckless

    Revathi Suresh's debut effort is a coming-of-age novel and it takes that trope head on, without cloaking it in something else.
  • Facebook Phantom

    Book Review: Facebook Phantom

    The representation of young adults and their issues in 17-year-old Suzanne Sangi's debut novel is surprisingly competent.
  • Sophie Says by Judy Balan

    Book Review: Sophie Says

    Judy Balan's second book ends up being an echo of what might have been, in an alternate universe, an incisive, fun novel.
  • Kama Sutra

    Kama Sutra Lost

    My mom has thrown away my Kama Sutra book. At least that is what I think happened to it.
  • Eddie Campbell

    Inked in Blood

    In conversation with acclaimed artist Eddie Campbell, best known as the co-creator and publisher of seminal graphic novel From Hell.
  • A Pleasant Kind of Heavy and Other Erotic Stories

    The Causes of Blindness

    South India is a confusing place to become a young woman: everyone seems so close but we are witness to so little physical embrace, so little touch.
  • Annie Zaidi

    Inside the Kaleidoscope

    In conversation with multifaceted author Annie Zaidi about Love Stories #1 to 14, her latest collection of short stories.
The City Speaks #7

The City Speaks #7

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #7