We bring you ‘Postmortem’, a short story by Amitava Kumar, which was a contender for the Three-Minute Fiction contest on US National Public Radio.
We know Sherlock ‘elementary’ Holmes, we know Hercule ‘little grey cells’ Poirot and we know Philip ‘I collect blondes and bottles’ Marlowe. Now, several writers are making a pitch for the next great detective—from India
Writer and filmmaker Ruchir Joshi on the pleasures of ‘acceptable porn’, the joys of Savita Bhabhi and his new anthology of erotic stories
This Orange Prize winner lays bare the fissures in seemingly perfect relationships.
‘Satanic Verses’ was banned 20 years ago. In all the navel-gazing contemporary Indian fiction, where’s the book that has the power to offend?