A (personal) South Asian reading list beyond India and Pakistan

15 books on the longlist are by writers of Indian and Pakistani origin. [Edit: S.J. Sindu is a Sri Lankan-American writer. Her book is published by Soho Press, New York]

The Tutor of History by Manjushree Thapa

The Country is Yours (translated by Manjushree Thapa)

Chinaman by Shehan Karunatilaka

Babu Bangladesh by Numair Choudhury

In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rehman

Long Night of Storm by Indra Bahadur Rai (translated by Prawin Adhikari)

The Amazing Racist by Chhimi Tenduf-La

Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nayomi Munaweera

Son of the Thundercloud by Easterine Kire

Old Demons New Deities (ed. Tenzin Dickie)

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Consulting Editor @ Writers' Side Literary Agency. Writes mostly on books & publishing, and Nepali history. More at amishmulmi.wordpress.com

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Consulting Editor @ Writers' Side Literary Agency. Writes mostly on books & publishing, and Nepali history. More at amishmulmi.wordpress.com

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