Announcing the release of Bombay Brides: Stories of Love and Loss in a Transit Flat by Sahitya Akademi Award winning author Esther David

‘EstherDavid’s novels are about the Indian Jewish people; they are full of colour andremind one of Isaac Bashevis Singer and his Polish spirit’ Marie-FranceCalle, Le Figaro When Juliet Abraham, who is Jewish, has a runaway marriage with Rahul Abhiram, a Hindu, their families are initially furious but soon relent. They buy the couple an apartment in… Continue reading Announcing the release of Bombay Brides: Stories of Love and Loss in a Transit Flat by Sahitya Akademi Award winning author Esther David

A classic from Kashmir: Pran Kishore’s ‘Gul Gulshan Gulfam’

Gul Gulshan Gulfam is the story of a man, his houseboats and the siege of Kashmir When my first novel Sheen Ta Vatapod (Snow and the Bridle Path) was published in 1987, many of my friends and associates were skeptical, for how could I, who had dedicated my life to theatre and spent much of… Continue reading A classic from Kashmir: Pran Kishore’s ‘Gul Gulshan Gulfam’