Reviews of books

In alphabetical order of authors:

Aravind Adiga: The white tiger

Anne Cherian: A good Indian Wife

Anita Desai: Fire on the Mountain  Clear light of day

Kiran Desai: The inheritance of loss

EM Forster: A passage to India

Sunetra Gupta: Memories of rain

Mohsin Hamid: The reluctant fundamentalist

Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner

Jhumpa Lahiri: Unaccustomed Earth

Rohinton Mistry : Family Matters A Fine Balance

R. K. Narayan: Swami and friends  The vendor of sweets  The Guide  The painter of signs  Mr Sampath, the printer of Malgudi

Mulk Raj Anand: Untouchable

Arundati Roy: The god of small things

Salman Rusdie: Midnight's children

Vikram Seth: A suitable boy

Khushwant Singh: Train to Pakistan

Heather Wood: Third-class ticket