Wed February 27, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 2/27

Manil Suri is not afraid of labels


Dispatches from Kolkata for Feb. 27, 2013

Writers are usually nervous about labels. Like Asian. Immigrant. Or gay. . But novelist Manil Suri actually likes to bring up that gay stuff during interviews. Manil Suri has  written two acclaimed novels. But his latest The City of Devi is in a sense his coming out novel.