#ReadWomen: The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan

Now, I move constantly under cover of darkness and commit acts of subterfuge like the daughter of a thief. I surrender to the carnal like the daughter of a dancer. I scatter enigmas like the daughter of a shell-reader. I swallow the ocean in my dreams like the daughter of a diver. And still, I… Continue reading #ReadWomen: The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from October

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