April 11, 2014
Fairy tales have been significant cultural staples since long before the Grimm brothers came along, and today they have found a profitable...
column
March 30, 2014
Just weeks after the US invaded Iraq in March of 2003, narratives about the conflict began to flood into publishing houses. Although there...
blog
March 7, 2014
For a genre that’s been around for barely more than half a century, young adult literature has exploded in popularity, resulting in a...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Translator's Preface “Surrender” is a dark and complex depiction of the life of Dipok, a former militant who has left his organization and...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
As Ilham awoke, he sat up. To his right Showket lay on the edge of the mattress, his eyes half closed and genies of sleep lingering over...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Preface Set in 2007, around six decades after a rebellion burst out against Indian rule in the Northeast Indian state of Nagaland, this is...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Foreword Omair Ahmed's book Jimmy the Terrorist was shortlisted for the 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize. However, it was in this short story...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Foreword Meena Alexander’s novel Nampally Road takes place in the city of Hyderabad amidst unrest and opposition to Chief Minister Limca...
retrospectives
February 5, 2014
Translator’s Preface Raktim Sarma was a former junior commissioned officer of the ULFA (United Liberation Front of Assam), the most visible...