Recommendations by Dhruv Sehgal

Dhruv Sehgal is a writer, director and an actor. He is the lead writer/actor of the Netflix series Little Things.

Heavier than Heaven

It is the biography of musician Kurt Cobain, the frontman of the band Nirvana

Jwala Kumar and the Gift of Fire: Adventures in Champakbagh

It is Indian author Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s first book for children

Joothan

Omprakash Valmiki describes his life as an untouchable in the newly independent India

Ghachar Ghochar

It is a 2015 psychological drama novella by Vivek Shanbhag

Blankets

It tells the story of Thompson's childhood in an Evangelical Christian family

Baluta

It is an autobiography by Daya Pawar, written in Marathi

Grand Union

It is a 2019 short story collection by Zadie Smith

Why be Happy When You Could be Normal

It is a tough-minded search for belonging, for love, identity, home, and a mother

The Adivasi Will Not Dance: Stories

It is a collection of 10 short stories written by Hansda Sowendra Shekhar

Em and the Big Hoom

It deals with depression, albeit of a manic kind

A Window Lived in a Wall

It delicately shows many layers of Raghuvar and Sonsi's beautiful marriage

Five Point Someone

It is a 2004 novel written by Indian author Chetan Bhagat