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 Barbarous Situation: Excerpts from Nayantara Sahgal’s letters to the Authors’ Guild of India in 1975

Excerpts from Nayantara Sahgal’s letters to the Authors’ Guild of India in 1975, protesting against the censorship and suspension of civil liberties. She resigned membership of the Executive Commiittee of the Guild when the guild refused to put on record a protest against checks on freedom of expression. Since 26 June we have an ‘Emergency’ in this country… Continue reading A Barbarous Situation: Excerpts from Nayantara Sahgal’s letters to the Authors’ Guild of India in 1975