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Tr by Neerja Mattoo
The Mystic And The Lyric | Zubaan

An enchanting bilingual volume of the selected poems of four fem­ale poets who shaped Kashmir’s literary imagination: Lalded, Habba Khatun, Rupa Bhavani and Arnimal. Mattoo, the translator of the verses, prefaces each poet’s oeuvre with illuminating introductions to their life, their work and the times they lived in. 

Asim Mukhopadhyay
Half Man | Niyogi Books

Set against the backdrop of the Naxalite movement and the displacement of people due to large infrastructure projects, the novel is centred on the Cossipore-Baranagar massacres in northeast Calcutta in August 1971. It traverses the fault lines of Indian society and explores how people at the margins cope with the heavy hand of the nation-state.

Madhu Gurung
Tibet With My Eyes Closed | Speaking Tiger

The anthology of short stories chronicles the lives of displaced Tibetans in India based on research and interactions with community members. The accounts highlight their struggles, successes and amorphous identities that are being moulded into newer configurations. Its 11 stories are divided into five sections, named after the colours of the Tibetan prayer flag.


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