28 November, 2020

On The Racks

On The Racks

Aruni Kashyap
His Father’s Disease | Westland

This anthology of short stories effortlessly flits from “sophisticated bathrooms” in Minnesota to encounters with the army in villages of Assam. With grounded narratives and compelling characters, the author delves into what stories about a place are told, those that are worth telling and what they really want to say.

Aparna Karthikeyan
Nine Rupees An Hour | Westland

The author documents the drastic and systemic erosion of traditional livelihoods in rural Tamil Nadu. She travelled across the state for five years and interacted with people—toddy tappers, nadaswaram makers, sari designers, dancers on stilts—who make...



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