In Kuzhali Manickavel’s stories, readers are refused a comfortable distance from the narrative, and find themselves directly implicated.
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.
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.
Rohan Chhetri does not make any bones about the fact that Slow Startle is a book about death.
Preti Taneja’s Delhi contains sustained subterranean anger, abundant misogyny, and the superficial glory of unimaginable wealth.
In conversation with the always outspoken Manu Joseph about journalism, being political, and his latest novel, Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous.
In conversation with acclaimed poet, novelist, and dancer Tishani Doshi on Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods, her new collection of poetry.
Balli Kaur Jaswal’s third novel deals with honour killings, vigilante community policing, murder, forbidden love, and a lot more.
Prayaag Akbar’s biggest triumph lies in his ability to adopt a female voice so completely, you forget this is a male author’s debut novel.
The sixth book in Kalpana Swaminathan’s acclaimed Lalli detective series is not for the faint-hearted.
In conversation with the inimitable Jerry Pinto about his latest novel Murder in Mahim.
The book explores chauvinism, patriarchy, and the male psyche in an interesting and honest manner.