Celebrate Delhi with These Indian Authors

Celebrate Delhi with These Indian Authors

New Delhi became India’s capital 89 years ago today, so here are five books, some from my own TBR, by Indian authors and set in India. Sorry there aren’t 89. Maybe next year.   The Devourers – Indra Das Spanning India and its history, this story tells of a race of people reminiscent of werewolves. Don’t take any lore for granted though, because the Devourers are a race all their own, and you, like the main character, might find yourself taking risks for the chance to learn this story’s end. From my own TBR.   The Liar’s Weave – Tashan …

5 Amazing Books to Read to Celebrate Navratri!

5 Amazing Books to Read to Celebrate Navratri!

Book Culture

Today marks the first day of Navratri! Navratri is a Hindu festival that runs its course over nine nights and ten days, and is a celebration of the divine feminine. The festival centers around the goddess Durga, a fierce figure who rides atop a tiger and is known for defeating Mahishasura, a buffalo demon, in battle. The legend that corresponds to the holiday is that of Durga defeating Mahishasura and restoring order to the world.   As with all holidays, Navratri is rooted in a deep literary tradition, and so in honor of this day, here are a few works of literature …