Indian public intellectual Ashis Nandy faced a police inquiry into his remarks about caste and corruption at the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival — but his isn't an isolated case.
"I consider Indians writing in English as writers, first and foremost," says award-winning author and journalist Hari Kunzru. In-person appearance at Asia Society New York on January 10.
Bangladeshi, Indian, and Pakistani novelists recently hosted by Asia Society are finalists for this year's DSC Prize for South Asian Literature.
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