Githa Hariharan

A Southern Harvest

A collection of 16 brilliant and evocative stories from contemporary short fiction in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu that address the ground-level realities of poverty and powerlessness.

The stories, by writers both new and established, have been translated into English especially for this volume. Contributors include Zacharia, Anand, Thopil Mohamed Meeran, Dilip Kumar, Mogalli Ganesh, Lankesh and Allam Rajaiah. Each language section is introduced by an eminent literary figure in that language.

From Reviews

" eye-opener to the literary trends in South India..."
Business Standard

"...illustrates that short fiction in South India is in a healthy state."
World Literature Today

"[The collection has the] freshness of a bundle of newly harvested paddy…"
The Indian Express

"The stories are uniformly good..."
Indian Review of Books

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Katha/Rupa, 1993