1. The Divine Sword (Pan Macmillan) by Rita Chowdhury, translated from the Assamese by Reeta Borbora
Chowdhury’s Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novel Deo Langkhui, which “uses strands from Assamese history to weave a spellbinding tapestry of love, friendship, betrayal, and loyalty,” in English translation for the first time.
2. Assassin (HarperCollins Publishers) by KR Meera, translated from Malayalam by J Devika