Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Return of the Ramayana

NEW DELHI — The news last month that Amish Tripathi was offered $1 million to write his next series of books astounded India’s English-language publishing industry. Advances of even $25,000 are rare here, and Tripathi still isn’t sure of the new work’s precise theme. That the deal was struck simply on the success of his 2010 trilogy about Shiva, the Hindu deity, is the starkest measure yet that Indian mythology has become the most… Read Article →