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Manil Suri

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For The Ruling In India, Two Books To Measure Its Impact

Saturday, December 14, 2013

In a recent ruling, the Indian Supreme Court reinstated a colonial-era ban on gay sex. Two authors react to the news with two very different recommendations. Manil Suri suggests that readers check out a book of interviews, while Ruth Franklin turns to Victorian England for a look at a similar law's effects.


The City of Devi, by Manil Suri

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Manil Suri talks about his novel The City of Devi. It’s a comedic portrayal of individuals and fate, which upends assumptions of politics, religion, and sex, at the end of the world. It’s set in Mumbai after it has emptied under the threat of imminent nuclear annihilation; gangs of marauding Hindu and Muslim thugs rove the desolate streets. A woman searching for her missing husband meets a gay a Muslim searching for his lover.


The Age of Shiva

Friday, May 30, 2008

Manil Suri's new novel, The Age of Shiva, follows the life of protagonist Meera Sawhney starting from her unhappy marriage in the 1950s, through her life in a changing, increasingly nationalistic India, and eventually to her own son's coming of age.


Island Futures

Friday, May 30, 2008

We look ahead to Puerto Rico's June 1 primary. Also: will the race for the Democratic nomination really be over after next week? Then, a look at 19th-c. Japanese prints. Manil Suri's new novel. And on Please Explain, find out about futures markets, and how they affect your ...