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  • 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.
  • One Thousand Days in a Refrigerator

    Book Review: One Thousand Days in a Refrigerator

    An ambitious collection of stories by Manoj Kumar Panda that attempts to tell neglected but significant tales centred around death.
  • Urmila

    Book Review: Urmila

    The loss of love is at the heart of the story that Pervin Saket would like to tell with her debut novel Urmila.
  • Mahesh Rao

    Book Review: One Point Two Billion

    The characters in Mahesh Rao's collection of stories are haunted by a world just beyond their reach.
  • Ghachar Ghochar

    Book Review: Ghachar Ghochar

    Vivek Shanbhag's novel looks hard at the nouveau rich in India and the consequences of wealth on relationships with the community, in-laws, work ethic, and morality.
  • Walking Towards Ourselves

    The Meaning of a Woman

    Walking Towards Ourselves, Catriona Mitchell’s compilation of stories about and by Indian women, does not see the struggles of women in the country as being too privileged, specific, or personal.
  • court

    Film Review: Court

    Chaitanya Tamhane's acclaimed film Court is a study in how people present themselves to the world.
  • Drawing the Line

    Out of the Box

    In Zubaan Books' Drawing the Line anthology, the hero is the everywoman and her contained, quiet rage against the system.
  • Masaan

    The Mortal Envelope

    In Neeraj Ghaywan's Masaan, sex is young and brand new; it is curiosity and desire all wound up in wires and technology and Facebook and computers. Death, in contrast, is old and ceaseless and long.
  • Meera Syal

    Book Review: The House of Hidden Mothers

    In her latest novel, Meera Syal grapples with an eye-wideningly long list of capital-I Issues.

The Tap #2

By Ramya Sriram