Readers’ Advisory – Diverse Reads

Diversity in literature quite often focuses on skin deep qualities such as ethnicity and race, but it is much broader than that, including sexuality, gender, disability, political persuasion, and religion.  Diverse literature exposes the reader to experiences that are not their own, and hopefully, broadens their understanding and knowledge of those experiences. *(CL) means that... Continue Reading →

Vivacious India

Delectable chai; Resplendent saris; Eye-watering curries; Cricket fanatics; Maniacal traffic; 33 million Hindu Gods & Goddesses  Your Indian Adventure Starts Now Arundhati Roy: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: “A lustrously braided and populated tale woven with ribbons of identity, love, mourning, and joy—and tied together with yellow mangoes, cigarettes, and damask roses.” —Sloane Crosley, Vanity... Continue Reading →

What to Read Next: Focus on India

With over 16 million migrants world-wide, Indian culture is permeating cultures across the world on a grand scale. As the fastest growing ethnic group in literary fiction, Indian vernacular and its idiosyncrasies are infusing and thus enriching our own worldview. Describing India as vibrant is an understatement, as India, quite simply, defies description: it is... Continue Reading →

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