[caption id="attachment_700" align="alignnone" width="300"] Madhuri Vijay, The Far FieldPublisher: Grove Press[/caption] The Far Field, a novel by Madhuri Vijay If you’re looking for a well-developed critique of Indian class prejudice, you will undoubtedly appreciate this novel’s engaging plunge into the depths of political upheaval in Kashmir....

The Gift of an Ordinary Day: A Mother’s Memoir by Katrina Kenison     While reading this memoir is like moving through a thicket of intelligent ruminations, it is well worth the slog.  It is inspirational and beautifully written; I just couldn’t read it without stopping along...