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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.

Aditi Angiras

Poetry Is Politics

In conversation with activist Aditi Angiras about her Bring Back the Poets initiative and writing and performing spoken word poetry.

After Hours: The Helter Skelter Anthology of New Writing

Available Now: ‘After Hours’, Vol. 5 of Our New Writing Anthology

Vol. 5 of our New Writing anthology is our second one in print and features original writing handpicked by Anjum Hasan and Samhita Arni. Get your copy now!