#DesiBooksReview 4: Manju Kapur’s Quiet Novel about Women’s Lives in the Partition Resonates Deeper than Ever
Suhasini Patni reviews Difficult Daughters by Manju Kapur.
#DesiBooksReview 4: Lalithambika Antharjanam’s Heroines Fight for the Country but Not for Themselves
Veena Narayan reviews Agnisakshi by Lalithambika Antharjanam; translated by Vasanthi Sankaranarayanan.
#DesiBooksReview 4: Seventy-plus Years Later, Gulzar is Still Watching the Trail of Partition
Suswati Basu reviews Gulzar’s Footprints on Zero Line: Writings on the Partition.
#DesiBooksReview 4: The Present is But a Mirror Reflection of the Past in Ranbir Sidhu’s Partition Novel
Nidhi Shrivastava Farfaglia reviews Ranbir Sidhu’s novel, Dark Star.
#DesiBooksReview 4: Rippling Aftermaths: Orphans of Partition in Fatimah Asghar’s Works
Talib Jabbar reviews Fatimah Asghar’s If They Come for Us and When We Were Sisters
#DesiBooksReview 4: Aanchal Malhotra on Literary Lineage
#DesiBooksReview Issue 4 Feature Essay by Aanchal Malhotra on Literary Lineage [Excerpted with permission from In the Language of Remembering: The Inheritance of Partition by Aanchal Malhotra | HarperCollins India | May 10, 2022. Copyright © 2022 Aanchal Malhotra.]
#DesiBooksReview 4: The Real and the Metaphysical in Samim Ahmed’s Debut Novel Are Centered on the Bengal Partition
Saurabh Sharma reviews Seven Heavens by Samim Ahmed; translated by Arunava Sinha.
#DesiBooksReview 4: Interrogating, Remembering, and Forgetting in Anjali Gera Roy’s Latest Partition Exploration
Nidhi Shrivastava Farfaglia reviews Anjali Gera Roy’s Memories and Postmemories of The Partition of India.
#DesiBooksReview 4: Madhur Anand’s partitioned memoir uses science and poetry to explore the legacy of Partition in one family, across continents and generations
Sangamithra Iyer reviews Madhur Anand’s This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart
#FiveDesiFaves: Sorayya Khan on the books to which she owes a substantial debt
Hello and welcome to Episode 84 of Desi Books—news and views about desi literature from the world over. I’m your host, Jenny Bhatt. Thank you for tuning in. Today, in #FiveDesiFaves, we have Sorayya Khan, who has a new memoir out: We Take Our Cities With Us. She discusses the five desi books to which…