Parul Sehgal, The New York Times Book Review, Sept. 16, 2011  Rehan Tabassum is in a bad way. Although, strictly speaking, the trouble isn’t of his making. He’s just got that kind of family — prone to falling in love with the servants, scheming against one another, messing with the wrong fundamentalist and leaving sensitiveContinue reading “Noon”

Go East, Young Man

Parul Sehgal, Publishers Weekly, Dec. 6, 2010 It’s been a truth universally acknowledged that a young man in pursuit of his fortune travels West. So in 2008, when Anand Giridharadas, writer of the “Currents” column for the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times online, observed in the Times that not only were India’s best and brightest increasingly likelyContinue reading “Go East, Young Man”