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Siddhartha Deb

Siddhartha Deb teaches creative writing at the New School.


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Esther studied botany and biochemistry, and ended up serving Cokes to arms dealers in Delhi’s Hotel Shangri-La. She is a station holder, occupied and rootless. Welcome to India Shining.

In the Falling Snow suggests that Caryl Phillips's considerable talents have further calcified into a mannered style.

Two new books show how perceptions of India have been shaped and distorted by rhapsodic portrayals of its business elite.

Nearly twenty years ago, in a village in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, a young woman called Roop Kanwar was burned to death at her husband's funeral pyre.