Being a refugee in the Northeast
To what do we pay greatest allegiance? Family, language group, country, gender? Religion, race? And if none of these matter, are we urbane, cosmopolitan, or simply lonely?
Belonging and outsider-ness in books from the Northeast
A new novel by Kamila Shamsie explores the process of belonging
For a while now, a clutch of Indian photographers has been grasping at the idea of ‘home’. What their gaze alights on is not even always a physical space