You have to read books to read cities, to read times, to read emotions, to read love, to read struggles. There is no other way.
Female protagonists in young adult fiction are unlikely heroines who embrace their flaws. But when it comes to diversity, they are still largely white and middle class.
Rahi, the star of Neha Singh's new children's book, isn't just endearing because of her near-constant need to pee, but also her unabashed acceptance of it.
A literary festival brings together voices of resistance to bridge differences and creates a united front against fascism.
Ernst Haffner, translated from the German by Michael Hoffman, writes about destitution and despair in their rawest form, without any romanticising to soften the blow for readers.