The Twice-Born by Aatish Taseer When Aatish Taseer first came to Benares, he was eighteen, the Westernized child of an Indian journalist and a Pakistani politician, raised among the intellectual and cultural elite of New Delhi. Nearly two decades later, Taseer leaves his life in Manhattan to go in search of the Brahmins, wanting to… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from October
“Like a family around a dinner table, the tales in [Half Gods] support, contradict, and argue with one another. They provide a rich disorder.” – The New Yorker “These are wonderful stories, finely poised, beautifully written, and brimming with a rare wisdom.” – Kanishk Tharoor HarperCollins India is delighted… Continue reading HarperCollins India to publish Half Gods, a critically acclaimed debut collection of short stories by Akil Kumarasamy, this October in India
to publish Sharanya Manivannan’s The Queen of Jasmine Country HarperCollins India is proud to announce, on the occasion of Andal Jayanti, the publication of Sharanya Manivannan’s The Queen of Jasmine Country, which imagines the life of the devotional poet Andal from medieval Tamilagam, in October 2018. This is Manivannan’s second book of fiction, after the… Continue reading The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan
presents The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra A diverse collection that traverses the everyday and the extraordinary, the fantastical and the mundane A little matchstick girl seeks a companion… An otter lies in wait for fish in the sea and wonders about humans and their way of life… A merchant and… Continue reading The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra
HarperCollins India to publish ‘Weird Maths’ by child prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his tutor David Darling. Agnijo will be in India in July to promote the book. Weird Maths: At the Edge of Infinity and Beyond written by Agnijo Banerjee, a child prodigy of Indian origin and his tutor David Darling, is a landmark book… Continue reading HarperCollins India to publish ‘Weird Maths’ by child prodigy Agnijo Banerjee and his tutor David Darling.
“Did you break up with someone?” At first the question made me angry. I thought it sexist, stereotypical, disheartening. There was no death of a relation-ship that made me so in need of freedom that I’d alter myself. The more the breakup question was asked, the more it made me think about my motives. I… Continue reading #WomenWhoWrite: An excerpt from Brave by Rose McGowan