Saunders’ experimental novel winning the prize opens up many new possibilities. Now, Indian Anglophone authors might finally think of adapting concepts from the vast philosophical traditions of the East.
Trying to separate the Bengali from fish will boomerang badly on the Hindutva advocates.
Bob Dylan may have won the literature Nobel, but let’s not forget the great Bengali poet and performer who inspired countless others.
Indian publishers too have begun to follow trends of literary fiction, rather than literature, that is so prevalent in English speaking countries