Anita Desai

Anita Desai is the author, most recently, of The Artist of Disappearance, a collection of three novellas. (October 2015)

Gandhi in South Africa, recuperating from a severe beating by Pathans on the day he went to register under the ‘Black Act’ as an Indian living in the Transvaal, 1908; photograph by Joseph Doke, Gandhi’s first biographer

A Different Gandhi

Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India

by Joseph Lelyveld

April 28, 2011 issue

What If?

A Tranquil Star: Unpublished Stories

by Primo Levi, translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein and Alessandra Bastagli

July 19, 2007 issue

Damsels in Distress

Women Writing in India, Vol. II: The Twentieth Century

edited by Susie Tharu, edited by K. Lalita

March 3, 1994 issue

‘Women Well Set Free’

Women Writing in India Vol. I: 600 BC to the Early Twentieth Century

edited by Susie Tharu, edited by K. Lalita

Truth Tales: Contemporary Stories by Women Writers of India

edited by Kali for Women, Introduction by Meena Alexander

January 16, 1992 issue

Jews, Indians, and Imperialists

India's Bene Israel: A Comprehensive Inquiry and Sourcebook

by Shirley Berry Isenberg

Jews in British India: Identity in a Colonial Era

by Joan G. Roland

December 6, 1990 issue

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