Munaweera’s writing is everywhere remarkable: a concentrated
lyricism that is supple, and at the same time, muscular.
In The Beautiful and the Damned, novelist and journalist Siddhartha
Deb attempts what might seem impossible at first -- to create, through the
stories of a few Indians, a portrait of the new India.
“A man without history is a tree without roots” -- so begins Vietnamerica, a mesmerizing and moving graphic memoir by Gia-Bao Tran.
It’s 1947, and the last trains bearing the displaced between the soon-to-be nations of India and Pakistan have left in the midst of raging floods of communal violence.
Andrew Lam explores these contradictions and transformations while describing his own path to discovering his voice.
This book is about three young, rap-spouting, coke-snorting Pakistani men who call themselves Metrostanis.
By Katie Kitamura (Simon and Schuster)
By Sung J. Woo (Thomas Dunne Books)