The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction now on the Kindle!

We featured The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction before, including an interview with the publishers, and link to a review by Anna Tambour. Mad scientists! Desperate housewives! Murderous robots! Scandalous starlets! Sordid, drug-fueled love affairs! This anthology features seventeen stories by ten best-selling authors of Tamil crime, romance, science fiction, and detective stories, none... Continue Reading →


Monday Original Content: Interview with Blaft Publications

This week, we interview Blaft Publications, publisher of Tamil Pulp Fiction. How did you get involved in the anthology? Rakesh Khanna: I moved to Chennai from California in 1998 to do a master's in mathematics.  I didn't know any Tamil, and it's a tough language to learn, so in attempt to learn a little more... Continue Reading →

Anna Tambour reviews the Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction

Over on her blog, writer Anna Tambour reviews The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction, which we've mentioned here before. It's a great collection, and we'll be running an exclusive discussion with the publisher, translator and hopefully a couple of the contributors in a forthcoming feature. Meanwhile, check out the review: Matchmakers abound, as do... Continue Reading →

Tamil Pulp Fiction!

Some books are simply too cool. This is one of them: The Blaft Anthology of Tamil Pulp Fiction. Selected & translated by Pritham K. Chakravarthy. Edited by Rakesh Khanna: Mad Scientists! Hard-Boiled Detectives! Vengeful Goddesses! Murderous Robots! Scandalous Starlets! Drug-Fueled Love Affairs! 17 Stories by 10 of India's best-selling Tamil authors... translated into English for... Continue Reading →

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