Amitava Kumar is the editor of World Bank Literature (Minnesota) and the author of Bombay-London-New York (Routledge) and Husband of a Fanatic (New Press). His latest book, Immigrant, Montana: A Novel, is forthcoming from Knopf.
In the largest exodus in recorded history, millions of refugees migrated across the brand new border after India was partitioned in 1947.
In March 2001 a small Internet website in Delhi, tehelka.com, revealed
that two of its reporters had used a secret camera to tape senior
defense officials and political leaders accepting bribes
Amitava Kumar reviews Salman Rushdie's Fury and V.S. Naipaul's Half a Life.
In the early 1920s, E.M.
I am an artless serf of Cupid. So are you and your mama--but not Vikram Seth.