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Kintsugi: A Novel

Kintsugi: A Novel

In this excerpt from ‘Kintsugi’, we learn about Haruko – a design student who has travelled to Jaipur to learn the craft of meenakari from Madanji.

Lallan Sweets

Lallan Sweets

In this excerpt from ‘Lallan Sweets’, Lalaji tells Pappu Uncle and Taru that they will need to find the magic ingredient in order to earn the sweet shop.

Mystic Road Warrior

Mystic Road Warrior

In this excerpt from ‘Mystic Road Warrior’, Clara and Mungia visit a shrine whose benefactor was Lawrence Helix, a British man forgotten by history.

Milky Tea & Vodka

Milky Tea & Vodka

In this excerpt from ‘Milky Tea & Vodka’, Mrs. Chitra Deewaker asks Vanya, the protagonist, for a favour she finds difficult to refuse.

Why Men Rape

Why Men Rape

In this excerpt from ‘Why Men Rape’, Tara Kaushal reflects on the cultural narrative that views men as the perpetrators of sexual abuse.

Radical Spirits

Radical Spirits

In this excerpt from ‘Radical Spirits’, an American missionary contemplates offering help to Anandibai Joshi to further her medical studies in America.

Hijab

Hijab

In this excerpt from ‘Hijab’, the protagonist questions the value of authentic news and how it can get distorted in this era of social media.

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