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Hemant Sareen

Hemant Sareen is a New Delhi-based reviewer and editor.

Fiction: Minimum City

Celebrated scribes like Suketu Mehta and Vikram Chandra end up casting the city of Mumbai in a glamorous aura. First-time-writer Altaf Tyrewala’s No God in Sight tries to avoid such facile depictions. His slim, well-crafted book coolly handles a difficult subject: Muslim love and longing in a Hindu metropolis.

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The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 19-JAN 20

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