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.
The Filter Koffee Podcast: Taslima Nasreen and translator Arunava Sinha on her latest book, Shameless
In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, noted Bengali author and activist Taslima Nasreen is joined by translator Arunava Sinha; they discuss their individual creative processes.
Lajja, an outspoken narrative of the patriarchy, misogyny and power structures prevalent in the country, revolved around the protagonist, Suranjan and his family, and Shameless takes this story forward following their relocation from Bangladesh to Kolkata
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.