Day: February 28, 2019

Essential Books | Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Editor | Non-fiction From the cultivation of the first crops to the founding of modern states, Origins reveals the Earth’s awesome impact on the shape of human civilizations.  When we talk about human history, we focus on great leaders, mass migration and decisive wars. But how has the Earth itself determined our destiny? How has

Animal Intimacies: Beastly Love in the Himalayas

Editor | Non-fiction What does it mean to live and die in relation to other animals? What do we really know of the intimate – and intense – moments of care, kinship, violence, politics, indifference and desire that occur between humans and non-human animals? Built on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in the mountain villages of India’s

Books For You | The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction

Editor | Science Fiction On an ordinary morning, the citizens of Karachi wake up to find the sea missing from their shores. The last Parsi left on Earth must find other worlds to escape to when debt collectors come knocking. A family visiting a Partition-themed park gets more entertainment than they bargained for. Gandhi appears