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All about books with a South Asian touch or by Indian or South Asian writers.

27 Abraham Verghese’s Cutting for Stone

In recent days Dr. Abraham Verghese has been boarding jets at breakneck speed, shuttling between countless cities and towns in North America, not for medical conferences or research but for that quintessential ritual of an author’s life – the book tour…

0 Kiran Desai: Her Mother’s Daughter

Listening to my old tape, I found there were intriguing glimpses of what moves both mother and daughter and the perspectives on the world they share, the values that help them create these very real, very imaginary worlds.