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Sep 17, 2017
A Night with a Black Spider: Charming ordinariness of the people in Ambai's stories are this collection’s strengthAmbai’s stories, set in the world of women, Carnatic music, and conferences, carry a marked sense of self-awareness
Sep 10, 2017
Reading ancient Indian erotica in the time of Tinder: A new anthology covers 3,000 years of writingThe anthology Parrots of Desire, edited by Goa-based author Amrita Narayanan, looks at desire and erotica, from Muddupalani to Manto, from the Rig Veda to Tamil Sangam poets, from out-of-print short stories by Kamala Das to Kiran Nagarkar and Rabindranath Tagore
Aug 14, 2017
DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017: Aravind Adiga, Perumal Murugan among nominees; see full listThe long list of 13 novels for this year's DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, includes the likes of Aravind Adiga, Hirsh Sawhney, Perumal Murugan and Anjali Joseph.
Aug 07, 2017
Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to changeThere has been a steady movement to remove Mughals from history textbooks across the country and replace that space with text on Hindu rulers.
Aug 06, 2017
Snuffing Out the Moon review: Osama Siddique reinvents the narrative with a motley group of charactersSnuffing Out the Moon by Osama Siddique captures the intricacies of history and introduces new prospects.
Jul 30, 2017
The vast universe of poet-professor Eunice de Souza, and a student's place in itThat people die is an established fact of life. I suspect, however, that Eunice de Souza, poet, literary critic, English professor, theatre person, novelist, and columnist didn’t go quietly into the good night, writes author Karishma Attari.
Jul 30, 2017
Urdu literary icons get a visual makeover with Shiraz Husain's Khwaab Tanha CollectiveShiraz Husain presents literary greats in a way you've never seen before, on his Facebook page — Khwaab Tanha Collective
Jun 18, 2017
A rose of revolt: Two poems in BengaliIn the fourth part, meet Manohar Mouli Biswas — a legend in his own right who holds a mirror to Bengali society
Jun 16, 2017
Margaret Atwood to be honoured with lifetime achievement award by literary organisation PEN Center USAPEN Center USA announced on Wednesday that Margaret Atwood will accept the lifetime achievement award at their annual Literary Awards Festival in October.
Jun 15, 2017
Man Booker International Prize 2017 goes to David Grossman; first Israeli author to winIsraeli author David Grossman won the Man Booker International Prize on Wednesday, 14 June 2017, for his novel A Horse Walks Into a Bar. He will share the £50,000 ($64,000) award with translator Jessica Cohen.