What happens when 13 people quit societal norms and live on a deserted island for 25 years?
Upamanyu Chatterjee’s seventh novel opens with the discovery of a dead body in a park. He speaks to Nandini Nair about creating crafty characters and the villainy principle
Anees Salim’s multi-narrator novel tells of children discovering their lineage
The political adds a darker edge to Anindita Ghose’s first novel
The Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam, whose new book portrays the island after the civil war, speaks to Nandini Nair about the spectatorship of violence and the persistence of grief
Tahmima Anam’s new novel moves away from her Bangladesh trilogy. She speaks to Antara Raghavan about chronicling the seductions and perils of the startup world