South Asian Heritage Month

South Asian Heritage Month runs from Monday 18th July to Wednesday 17th August 2022 and aims to celebrate, commemorate and educate, with 2022’s theme being Journeys of Empire. From inspiring memoirs and sagas of struggles against adversity, to modern romance and contemporary fiction, our curation features a selection of stories written by authors of South Asian heritage set around the world.

Empireland

'This remarkable book shines the brightest of lights into some of the darkest and most misunderstood corners of our shared history' - James O'Brien

A Fine Balance

'A masterpiece of illumination and grace. Like all great fiction, it transforms our understanding of life.' - Guardian

Love Marriage

'A riveting portrait of a seemingly perfect engagement's unraveling... Ali's character treatments are multifaceted, humane and fluid in this multicultural family drama.' - BookPage

The Diary of a Hounslow Girl

'...This is a sophisticated, moving and often very funny piece of writing, particularly nuanced in its depiction of Shaheeda's relationship with her mother.' - The Stage