BY ANNE CARSON, New Directions, ₹3,639 Of all of Anne Carson’s remarkable creations, Nox is by far the most awe-inspiring. An elegy to a dead sibling, a genre-defying meditation on loss, an ode to language, an artefact (ah, the accordion folds of the book!)—Nox is a world unto itself.
BY VIRGINIA WOOLF, Peacock Books, ₹195 Are words music? When Virginia Woolf is the conductor, they certainly are—and no novel highlights this more powerfully than The Waves. Each sentence sings; for instance: “I am the foam that sweeps and fills the uttermost rims of the rocks with whiteness; I am also a girl, here in this room.”
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