Search Results: "Srinath Perur"


BOOK REVIEW

GHACHAR GHOCHAR by Vivek Shanbhag
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 7, 2017

"A compact novel that crackles with tension, tracing the tangled path of a family's dissolution in their sudden rise to wealth."
Shanbhag, in his English-language debut, seamlessly translated from the Kannada by Perur, explores the turbid and ominous undercurrents running beneath a family's newfound success and the society from which it sprang. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INDIA'S WAR by Srinath Raghavan
NON-FICTION
Released: May 10, 2016

"World War II was a crucible that forged the modern identities of South Asian nations in ways rarely acknowledged since. While overlong, this book illuminates that period."
Though the story is overshadowed today by the cataclysmic aftereffects of independence and partition, India during World War II raised the largest volunteer fighting force in history, ineluctably altering the nation's social structure and political makeup. Read full book review >