Perumal Murugan

Kings and Countrymen


From Hilary Mantel to Perumal Murugan

Earth Mother

An excerpt from the memoirs of Perumal Murugan

Perumal Murugan: Down to Earth

Tamil author Perumal Murugan makes his readers partners in the life of the peasant and the possibilities of nature

The Feast of the Goat

The new Perumal Murugan in translation highlights the primordial kinship of the countryside

The Air Perumal Murugan Breathes Is Still Venomous

The world after silence is full of stories. Perumal Murugan in conversation with V Shoba

A Writer Lifts His Block

On the return of Perumal Murugan


Even as we rage against Perumal Murugan’s forced exile from literature, a generation of Tamil writers is pausing mid-thought and self-censoring its work in what is a clear victory for fundamentalists

Satanic Forces

The literary suicide of Perumal Murugan

We Are Murugan

1Tamil writer Perumal Murugan has fallen on the point of his pen, following the fate of his own ill-fated characters. What can we do to bring him back?

A Hidden Firebrand

On the occasion of the publication in English of his novel One Part Woman, Tamil writer Perumal Murugan talks about growing up a reader in a family of farmers and getting into trouble writing about caste


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