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.
Amrita Mahale’s debut novel takes you on an engaging journey through the crowded streets and tiresome middle-class hypocrisy of ’90s Bombay.
The path to the American dream is paved with nightmares in Sonejuhi Sinha’s Stray Dolls, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival last month.
In its lyrical, deconstructed form, Tishani Doshi’s latest novel tells the story of big things that happen in small places.
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.
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.
Balli Kaur Jaswal’s third novel deals with honour killings, vigilante community policing, murder, forbidden love, and a lot more.