Essential English-Language Works of Modern Indian Literature


This reading list was a feature in the November 2010 issue of World Literature Today and each selection was hand-picked by our guest editor, Sudeep Sen.

  • The Inheritance of Loss

  • Shashi Deshpande: Collected Stories, Volume 1 (v. 1)

  • Collected Stories (v. 2)

  • Circle of Reason Pa

  • The Glassblower's Breath

  • The burnt forehead of Max Saul

  • Difficult Daughters

  • Looking Through Glass

  • Jejuri (New York Review Books Classics)

  • Interpreter of Maladies

  • Lie of Dawns: Poems 1974-2008

  • Such a Long Journey

  • Collected Poems, 1954-2004: Dom Moraes

  • The Middleman and Other Stories

  • The God of Small Things: A Novel

  • An Atlas of Impossible Longing [Paperback] [Jan 01, 2009] Anuradha Roy

  • Midnight's Children: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)

  • Postmarked India: New & selected poems

  • The Golden Gate

  • Train to Pakistan

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