A Free Man

Aman Seth's intimate, empathetic reportage illuminates the otherwise hidden life of one neighborhood in Old Delhi, captured through the daily doings of a single man facing seemingly overwhelming challenges.  The world of Mohammed Ashraf is rendered with a novelist's care for detail.  A stunning work in the tradition of Beyond the Beautiful Forevers.  


April 18: "[W]ould it be too bold to imagine that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament…?"

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…