Krishna Sobti (Author) Krishna Sobti is one of the most respected writers in the Hindi canon. She won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1980 for her novel Zindaginama, and in 1996 was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship, the highest award of the Akademi. In 2017, she received the Jnanpith Award for her contribution to Indian literature.
Daisy Rockwell (Translator) Daisy Rockwell is an artist, writer and translator living in northern New England, USA. Her highly acclaimed translations include, among others, Upendranath Ashk's Falling Walls and Bhisham Sahni's Tamas and Khadija Mastur's The Women's Courtyard, all published under Penguin Classics.