How South Asian fiction uses childhood nostalgia to offer perspective on challenging social issues.
Three works of modern Asian fiction expose the broken nature of democracy.
"The pets we meet in Asian fiction accept the great task of carrying our lives forward."
With great precision, South Asian literature in translation is amplifying the voices of the oppressed often silenced in academic textbooks.
Being sad about breakups, romantic or otherwise, is inevitable, but literature offers ways to cope with both.
How contemporary works of literary fiction are reclaiming the insanity arc so often used in portrayals of women.
The highly celebrated Indian poet and novelist Vikram Seth's poetry offers the perfect salve for feelings of loneliness.
In sighs, gazes, and gaps, silence in literary fiction demonstrates that language is sometimes not enough to convey the human condition.
Literature offers a perspective on motherhood often not seen in mainstream culture.
South Asian literature based on dysfunctional families bridges the distance some of us may feel to the topic of toxicity within families.