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  • Varun Thomas Mathew

    A Bit of Magic Realism

    In conversation with Varun Thomas Mathew about his debut novel, the nostalgia of city life, and the relationship between magic realism and memory.
  • Annie Zaidi

    Point of Pain

    In conversation with Annie Zaidi about her new book Prelude to a Riot, inequalities within South Asia, and why we can never escape home.
  • His Father's Disease Aruni Kashyap

    Book Review: His Father’s Disease

    Aruni Kashyap's stories call for greater humility, acceptance of difference, and keeping our strongly held (maybe even ill-formed) opinions about others to ourselves.
  • Nandita Dutta

    No Easy Answers

    In conversation with Nandita Dutta, whose book F-Rated examines Indian filmmaking through the eyes of eleven women directors who have been central to the industry across decades.
  • Celestial Bodies

    Book Review: Celestial Bodies

    Jokha Alharthi’s Man Booker International Prize-winning novel employs elaborate and poetic prose as it gazes into Oman's cultural bounty.
  • Milk Teeth Amrita Mahale

    Book Review: Milk Teeth

    Amrita Mahale’s debut novel takes you on an engaging journey through the crowded streets and tiresome middle-class hypocrisy of '90s Bombay.
  • Tishani Doshi

    Book Review: Small Days and Nights

    In its lyrical, deconstructed form, Tishani Doshi's latest novel tells the story of big things that happen in small places.
  • Vandana Singh

    A Transdisciplinary Approach

    In conversation with Vandana Singh about climate change, speculative fiction, semiotics, the nature of language, and her new book Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories.
  • Easterine Kire

    Stories of Nagaland

    In conversation with Easterine Kire about war, the importance of community, documenting unwritten histories, and her latest novel A Respectable Woman.
  • Dissent: New Writing Vol. 6

    Available Now: ‘Dissent’, Vol. 6 of Our New Writing Anthology

    Vol. 6 of our New Writing anthology is our third one in print and features original writing handpicked by Meena Kandasamy and Eunice de Souza. Get your copy now!
  • Poonachi: Or the Story of a Black Goat

    Book Review: Poonachi: Or the Story of a Black Goat

    Perumal Murugan's latest novel is not primarily allegorical, but accords animalkind the dignity and depth of feelings that they are rarely manifested with in literature.
  • Sumana Roy

    Missing

    Sumana Roy's debut novel Missing is a study of the modern marriage, played out against the awareness of the question: what happens when a wife goes missing? Read an excerpt from the book here.

The Tap #28

By Ramya Sriram