His mother tongue may be Punjabi, but Joginder Paul writes in Urdu and he has won awards for his fiction, which puts another nail in the coffin of the idea that any language belongs to one particular community. http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/review_book-review-the-dying-sun-stories_1798231
Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef - Says A Cozy Kitchen: I just finished Gabrielle Hamilton’s book, Blood, Bones and Butter, and whoa. Phew. If you’re looking for a new read, look no further–this is it. The writing is so beautiful, her journey so awesome and untraditional, and her whole perspective on food and cooking is really interesting. It’s lovely stuff.
There’s more than a hint of Pride And Prejudice in Those Pricey Thakur Girls, but Chauhan isn’t a lazy storyteller. To Austen’s classic elements Chauhan adds some solid Delhi masala, including references to the Sikh riots... http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report_book-review-those-pricey-thakur-girls_1800697