MG Vassanji was born and raised in East Africa. He is twice winner of the Giller Prize for fiction in Canada, and winner of the Governor General’s prize for nonfiction for his travel memoir A Place Within: Rediscovering India (2008). His most recent novel is A Delhi Obsession (2019). A collection of stories, What We Are, appeared in May 2021. (Photograph by Mark Reynes.)
“A Stroke of Ink Drawn by the Departing Empire”: On Suchitra Vijayan’s “Midnight’s Borders: A People’s History of Modern India”
A journey of self-discovery into the complexities and sufferings of a divided nation....