Mirza (An Excerpt from the Book Murder at the Mushaira)

This was a bit fishy. Two guests, possibly two love affairs. Young love between Zainab and this Siraj was quite understandable, but who was this friend of Zainab’s, a Muslim woman married to a...
The Pursuit of Reputation by Amith Prabhu & Sujit Patil Book Excerpt

Book Excerpt: ‘The Pursuit of Reputation’ by Amith Prabhu & Sujit Patil

The Pursuit of Reputation is a book by Amith Prabhu & Sujit Patil and published by Westland. Here's the book excerpt.
Dear Reader - A Writers Memoir by Sankar, Translated by Arunava Sinha book excerpt

May Your Family Be Perfect

Be Happy, may your Family be Perfect. These are the words of benediction with which my mother’s mother would bless her daughters and everyone else in the world.
I See The Face by Shahidul Zahir Book Review

Book Excerpt: ‘I See The Face’ by Shahidul Zahir

Book Title: I See The FaceAuthor: Shahidul ZahirTranslator: V. RamaswamyPublisher: Harper Perennial (HarperCollins India) About the BookBorn in 1953 in Old Dhaka, Shahidul Zahir published only six works in his short life – but these...
The Return of Faraz Ali by Aamina Ahmad Book Excerpt

Book Excerpt: ‘The Return of Faraz Ali’ by Aamina Ahmad

An Excerpt from the Book - The Return of Faraz Ali by Aamina Ahmad. in India by Tranquebar, an imprint of Westland Books.
The Begum and the Dastan by Tarana Husain Khan book excerpt

An Excerpt from the book The Begum and the Dastan by Tarana Husain Khan

In the book, The Begum and the Dastan, Tarana Husain Khan maps the social, political and religious contours of 1897 Sherpur with the fascinating and strong-willed Feroza Begum at the centre of the storm.