Indu Sundaresan’s The Mountain of Light (2013)


Take Tanis Rideout's Above All Things or Mary Novik's Muse: history is stuffed with stories begging to be retold. "Fiction and nonfiction both have to be true, but nonfiction has to be fact-checkable as well." So says Phllip Gourevitch. Indu Sundaresan's The Mountain of Light might not be fact-checkable, but