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Satirizing India in the Age of Globalization

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

This remarkable debut novel is one of the very best novels ever to come out of South Asia, and points to a new direction after the earlier wave of writing by Salman Rushdie, Rohinton Mistry, and Vikram Seth.

India's "Untouchables" Break Through the Caste System

Ellis Cose | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ellis Cose

Some 60 years after India's "untouchables" gained equal status under the law, many of their fellow citizens still see them as the lowest of the low. But in one boarding school, Dalit kids are treated as equals.