The leading literary journal in Malaysia reviews Mohamed M Keshavjee’s new book ‘Diasporic Distractions’. The launch takes place next weekend.
This book would be of interest to Indian diaspora globally.
Keshavjee attempts two difficult tasks with this collection of short stories. The first is the short-story form that is harder to pull off than most readers think. The second is writing about the Indian diaspora, which as a genre many argue has exhausted its charm. What Keshavjee does with this collection of short stories is to demonstrate that as a writer, he knows the pitfalls of the form but more importantly, in his own quiet way, colours outside the lines when it comes to this particular subject matter.
Read at the source: malaysiakini.com