Rowing Between the Rooftops: The Heroic Fishermen of the Kerala Floods

01 December 2019

Rejimon Kuttappan

The migrant-rights activist and journalist Rejimon Kuttapan chronicles the experiences of fishermen from the Thiruvananthapuram coast who risked their lives to rescue over sixty thousand people during the devastating 2018 floods in Kerala. The author combines his own research with interviews and anecdotes of fisherfolk, government officials and flood victims to draw a wider portrait of the fishing community in Kerala.

Speaking Tiger, 160 pages, Rs 299

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