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  • 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.
  • Book Review: Things We Found During the Autopsy

    In Kuzhali Manickavel's stories, readers are refused a comfortable distance from the narrative, and find themselves directly implicated.
  • A Murder on Malabar Hill

    Book Review: A Murder on Malabar Hill

    Sujata Massey's novel is best described by Dirk Gently’s maxim that to solve a crime, one must investigate the society in which it takes place.
  • I Am a Troll

    Book Review: I Am a Troll

    A worthy venture into the deep, dark world of Indian cyber-terrorism that should attract more detailed investigations and the placement of legal safeguards online.
The City Speaks #17

The City Speaks #17

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #17