Aatish Taseer is the author of The Way Things Were, shortlisted for the 2016 Jan Michalski Prize for Literature, and The Temple-goers, shortlisted for the 2010 Costa First Novel Award. He is a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times. ‘The Interpreters’ is loosely drawn from a forthcoming work of non-fiction, The Twice Born.
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Essays & Memoir | Issue 137
The Interpreters: Among the Brahmins of Benares
‘That first sight of the city curled around the river goes through me like the breath of something old and known and familiar.’ Aatish Taseer revisits Varanasi.
Fiction | Issue 137
The Dog of Ṭeṭvāl
Saadat Hasan Manto
‘For some time now, the two sides had been entrenched in their positions on the front.’