“My book is a personal act of resistance,” Samina Quraeshi.
Rumana Husain’s narrative traverses through the socio-cultural history of a multi-ethnic Karachi, weaving in personal stories and pictorial glimpses of its inhabitants.
“Jinnah didn’t want Pakistan; he wanted greater autonomy for the Muslims of India,” says Jaswant Singh.
Photospace Gallery played host for the launch of a calendar, “Shades of Green,” titled after renowned photographer Tapu Javeri’s second book.
Globalisation has energised gay culture in India, but being a gay man in Bombay holds a unique set of implications.
“Writing this novel was a way of trying to belong,” says writer Tahmima Anam.