Sunday, April 21, 2013

Reviewed in HT

Very happy to see Aishwarya Subramanian's review in the Hindustan Times this week.
[Not Only the Things That Have Happened] leaps nimbly between times and styles and its characters' points of view. The sheer quality of Koshy's prose is probably the best reason to read her, and in the earlier sections in particular the book's structure offers her a great deal of scope to play with style, as well as to weave in the cadences of colloquial Malayalam.
Koshy manages to touch upon the politics of adoption, language, exile, identity. Such a novel could easily have fallen into the trap of being dull and worthy. That it doesn't is something of a triumph; this is a fantastic book.
You can read the full review here. Go here for more reviews of the book.

And if you live in the US, you can get a signed copy here.

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