While women were once only the victim in mystery novels, contemporary crime fiction gives female characters the complexity they deserve.
When literature of the past speaks to the reality of contemporary India.
Mahmoud Darwish is a poet who encapsulates the experiences of Palestinians, tracing themes of exile, freedom, and dislocation.
The romance genre has done a lot to show us the many ways to experience love. Here's what literary fiction has added to the conversation.
In Japanese folklore, cats are the symbols of good luck and are said to have protective powers, but how has this image changed over time?
How South Asian fiction uses childhood nostalgia to offer perspective on challenging social issues.
Three works of modern Asian fiction expose the broken nature of democracy.
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With great precision, South Asian literature in translation is amplifying the voices of the oppressed often silenced in academic textbooks.
Being sad about breakups, romantic or otherwise, is inevitable, but literature offers ways to cope with both.