Looking Away: Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India
Published by Speaking Tiger, 2015
This feeble blemished light, this dawn mangled by night, This is not the morning we had all so longed for… —Faiz Ahmed Faiz
In the two decades since the early 1990s, when India confirmed its allegiance to the Free Market, more of its citizens have become marginalized than ever before, and society has become more sharply riven than ever.
In Looking Away, Harsh Mander ranges wide to record and analyse the many different fault lines which crisscross Indian society today.
There is increasing prosperity among the middle classes, but also a corresponding intolerance for the less fortunate.