Posts Tagged ‘India’

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

 Source: Personal copy Five words from the blurb: India, slum, fugitive, prison, redemption Shantaram is one of the best books […]

The Skinning Tree by Srikumar Sen

 Winner of the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia Prize Five words from the blurb: India, boy, school, tragedy, regime The […]

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

Five words from the blurb: love, India, independent, struggle, destiny After 10 months I’ve finally finished A Suitable Boy! It has […]

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Five words from the blurb: slum, Mumbai, family, connections, shocking My favourite book is A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry […]

Serious Men – Manu Joseph

  Shortlisted for 2011 Commonwealth Prize South Asia & Europe Best First BookShortlisted for 2010 the Man Asian Literary PrizeWinner of 2010 […]

A Life Apart – Neel Mukherjee

I have a soft spot for Indian literature and so when I saw the phrase ‘Winner of India’s Premier Literary […]