Reviews and essays on books.

Of Longing and Belongings

In Remnants of A Separation, Aanchal Malhotra examines the Partition by weaving an elegant narrative of the objects that people chose to carry with them. How intimately is your understanding of who you are wound up with the land you were born on, the soil of your ancestors? What would happen if you were compelled to flee your home in the middle of the night, with hardly any time to pack your...

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