Fiction. South Asia Studies. Mad scientists! Hard-boiled detectives! Vengeful goddesses! Murderous robots! Scandalous starlets! Drug-fuelled love affairs! This anthology features seventeen stories by ten best-selling authors of Tamil crime, romance, science fiction, and detective stories, none of them ever before translated into English, along with reproductions of wacky cover art and question-and-answer sessions with some of the authors. Grab a masala vadai, sit back and enjoy!
Cory Doctorow @ Boing BoingMukul Kesavan @ Outlook IndiaSadanand Menon @ Business StandardNisha Susan in Tehelka MagazineSharon Fernandes @ Indian ExpressZafar Anjum @ Dream InkKausalya Santhanam in The HinduAnna Tambour @ Medlar ComfitsDaisy Rockwell @ Bookslut
Rakesh Khanna was born in California, where he studied mathematics and classical percussion. He co-founded the alternative publishing house Blaft in Chennai in 2008. He is the editor of THE BLAFT ANTHOLOGY OF TAMIL PULP FICTION VOL. I and VOL. II and co-editor of the graphic anthology THE OBLITERARY JOURNAL. Author City: Chennai IND