Book excerpt: In The Sickle, Anita Agnihotri foregrounds the lives of Marathwada farmers and migrant workers
Translated by Arunava Sinha, The Sickle looks at how infanticide, sexual assault, the violence of caste, feudal labour relations, and climate change have come to impact lives in western Maharashtra.
Books of the week: From Abdourahman A Waberi's The Divine Song to Seema Mustafa’s Shaheen Bagh and the Idea of India, our picks
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
Kerala tribal novelist Narayan's The Araya Woman translated by Catherine Thankamma, The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy and A Free Man by Aman Sethi were among the big winners at the 11th annual Economist–Crossword Book Awards, which were awarded in Mumbai last evening.