#FiveDesiFaves Roundup: Historical Fiction

This week's #FiveDesiFaves is a roundup of six recently-featured works of historical fiction: China Room by Sunjeev Sahota; Silent Winds, Dry Seas by Vinod Busjeet; The Begum and the Dastan by Tarana Husain Khan; A Play for the End of the World by Jai Chakrabarti; The Grand Anicut by Veena Muthuraman; The Thinnai by Ari Gautier (tr. by Blake Smith from the French into the English.)

#FiveDesiFaves Roundup: Literary Translations

This week's #FiveDesiFaves is a roundup of six recently-featured, exceptional literary translations from South Asian languages into English: Moustache by S. Hareesh, translated by Jayasree Kalathil from Malayalam; Shameless by Taslima Nasreen, translated by Arunava Sinha from Bangla; Timeless Tales from Marwar by Vijaydan Detha, translated by Vishes Kothari from Rajasthani; Hijab by Guruprasad Kaginele, translated by Pavan N Rao from Kannada; The Thinnai by Ari Gautier, translated by Blake Smith from French; Hassan's State of Affairs by Mirza Athar Baig, translated by Haider Shahbaz from Urdu.