May 29, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

New Indian literature – The Guardian books podcast

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As India goes to the polls, we go to Delhi to learn about the rush of new fiction in English and how opening the economy has transformed the city in only 20 years. Features Aman Sethi, Manil Suri and Rana Dasgupta

Rana_Dasgupta_smallAs India prepares to begin a general election, we go to Delhi to learn more about the world’s biggest democracy through its writers. Anu Anand rummages through stalls selling Hindui pulp fiction and hears how a new generation is forging its own literary language not only from English and Hindi but from combinations of all the dialects spoken on the streets of this buzzing city.

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