Malayalam writer K.R. Meera recommends Harsh Mander’s Looking Away as “a poignant and impassioned documentation of the inequality, indifference and prejudice in our country” | Read the full article here.
“Baluta is an act of faith” | Lyla Bavadam interviews Jerry Pinto for Frontline
“[The Adivasi Will Not Dance] will shake the reader with its political, ear-to-the-ground stories”—Sudipta Dutta for The Financial Express
“Shekhar’s advantage is the ability to present the roughest emotion in graceful language, to show the slime beneath still, almost dead, waters.” | Shreekumar Varma on why The Adivasi Will Not Dance is one of the best of 2015. Read the full Deccan Herald article here.
“If you are an animal and nature lover, this book is a must read” | Tania Roy reviews Friends in Wild Places for Sakaal Times
“The End of Plenty is replete with studies, statistics and facts that Bourne, as a science journalist, has gathered over half-a-century. The mass of cold data, however, is compellingly interwoven with sensory details and imagery.” | From Biswajit Choudhury’s review for the Millennium Post
“If literary critics once agonised over the postcolonial Indian’s ability to use English to represent an Indian reality, Shekhar’s writing seems to laugh at that question. These are stories that ring with the accents and abuses of the Santhali language, without so much as an apology of a glossary.” | Amrita Dutta reviews The Adivasi Will Not Dance for The Indian Express
“Ruskin Bond has chosen it as one of his personal favourites because of its sense of place and simplicity of style. Godden captures a cycle of life that some people are lucky enough to experience still.” | Anjana Basu reviews Ringli-Rungliot for the Outlook