Farming is venerated in India, chiefly by those who are not farmers. An overwhelming majority of India’s farmers are unable to share this quaint adoration because they are impoverished.
Manu Joseph is a Delhi-based writer and journalist and former editor of OPEN magazine. A columnist for The International New York Times and The Hindustan Times, his 2010 debut novel Serious Men won both the The Hindu Literary Prize and the PEN/Open Book Award.
Posts by Manu Joseph
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.