A sketch by Roopika Subramanian

A sketch by Roopika Subramanian

Sushma Subramanian is writing a book, tentatively titled "The Fifth Sense." Here's how Publisher's Marketplace describes it: “A narrative exploration of arguably our most important and mysterious sense – touch – investigating the physical, emotional, and cultural aspects, as well as the burgeoning futuristic field of haptics, the science that seeks to understand and recreate the tactile experience."