An illuminating collection of essays by writers from across the region.

Ramachandra GuhaHistorian - The Telegraph

The book reminds us why immigration is a critical human experience, essential for dialogue and revival.

Sanjukta Sharmain Mint

The editors...offered a wide interpretative canvas to its contributors but the anthology is, at its core, an exposition of how the son-of-the-soil syndrome bedevils the region.

Abdus SalamThe Hindu

Through lived experiences, these essays, poems and personal accounts bring into sharp focus the politics of identity and the identity of politics of a region that has unfortunately remained as misty as its mountains in the larger public consciousness. These accounts, laced with poignance, sadness, and even horror, leave many a knot in a reader’s stomach.