This collection of essays by Urvashi Bahuguna is likely to be a source of comfort, awareness, and reassurance for anyone who has struggled with their own—or a loved one’s—mental illness.
The sounds that make up the title of Prateek Vats’s Eeb Allay Ooo! resonate through its length.
Water, scarcity, and poetic description tussle for attention in this anthology of Tamil Karisal literature from the 1980s.
In Rohena Gera’s Is Love Enough? Sir, the home, closed off from prying, judgemental eyes, is also an empathetic space, allowing conversations and the forging of a connection that could not have developed or existed outside of it.
An achingly real take on the affairs of 21st century India, A Burning traces three lives struggling against communal politics and fighting for social and economic mobility.
The Brown Anthology: Language, the first release from artist-owned ૧૦:૧૦ Press, explores solidarities that are built on recognising that our roots and futures are tangled up in each other across disjunctions and continuities.
Deepa Anappara’s debut novel is vivid and deeply moving, plunging you into the distraught lives inhabiting a slum in a smog-heavy, unnamed Indian city.
A coming-of-age tale, Sabin Iqbal’s debut novel is a nuanced blend of the personal and the political, set against the dreamy backdrop of a picturesque coastal village in Kerala.
Achal Mishra’s Maithili-language film Gamak Ghar is pieced together from tangible and intangible relics from and of an earlier time and place.
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.
Facial hair plays an important role in Madhu C. Narayanan’s Kumbalangi Nights, a film that brings to the surface the perils inherent in popular notions of masculinity.
Jokha Alharthi’s Man Booker International Prize-winning novel employs elaborate and poetic prose as it gazes into Oman’s cultural bounty.