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Thrity Umrigar, professor of English, discusses her book, “Honor”

A book of horror and hope in India, inspired by extremists closer to home

Los Angeles Times (subscription may be required): Thrity Umrigar, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of English, discussed her new novel, “Honor,” which turns on India’s two major faiths, Hinduism and Islam, and the violence that can erupt when an extremist faction holds sway.