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Taslima Nasrin on being a writer in exile: Bans and censorship hurt; but banishment hurt the most

Updated : Dec 04, 2016

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Category : Life

Taslima Nasrin on being a writer in exile: Bans and censorship hurt; but banishment hurt the most

In an interview with Firstpost, Taslima Nasrin speaks about being a writer in exile, taking on both religion and patriarchy in her works and why her novels are never disconnected from social realities. #Books #Taslima Nasrin #publishing #exile #FWeekend #Penguin Randomhouse #Exile by Taslima Nasrin #Taslima Nasrin interview
An unusual television talk show, Kitab on Rajya Sabha TV is dedicating airtime to books

Updated : Dec 04, 2016

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Category : Life

An unusual television talk show, Kitab on Rajya Sabha TV is dedicating airtime to books

For each hourlong episode, Kitab on Rajya Sabha TV — the brainchild of writer/academician Purushottam Agrawal — takes on a single book to discuss. How long will this unusual show last? #Books #Television #Nirmal Verma #Francis Fukuyama #Rajya Sabha TV #FWeekend #Kitab #Purushottam Agrawal #TV show on books #Kitab TV show #Kitab Rajya Sabha TV
Twinkle Khanna on being Mrs Funnybones: 'I realised that being myself was good enough'

Updated : Nov 20, 2016

By : Rohini Nair

Category : Bollywood

Twinkle Khanna on being Mrs Funnybones: 'I realised that being myself was good enough'

In an interview with Firstpost, Twinkle Khanna talks about her new book The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, and how she became 'Mrs Funnybones' #Akshay Kumar #Books #Twinkle Khanna #Writing #Mrs Funnybones #FWeekend #Juggernaut #The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad #Twinkle Khanna interview
A very pukka murder: Indian historical crime fiction has come of age, these sleuths prove

Updated : Nov 13, 2016

By : Arjun Raj Gaind

Category : Life

A very pukka murder: Indian historical crime fiction has come of age, these sleuths prove

Even as we celebrate the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie's birth, it seems that crime fiction in India is finally coming of age #Books #Satyajit Ray #Feluda #Sherlock Holmes #Writing #Crime fiction #FWeekend #detective fiction #iconic detectives #Indian detectives #A Very Pukka Murder #historical detective fiction #historical crime fiction
VK Karthika's decade-long stint as HarperCollins' publisher ends; what comes next?

Updated : Oct 25, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

VK Karthika's decade-long stint as HarperCollins' publisher ends; what comes next?

VK Karthika, the longtime publisher of HarperCollins India stepped down from her post this week #Books #publishing #HarperCollins #Indian publishing #Publishers #Chiki Sarkar #Penguin Books India #VK Karthika
In a new book, The Burning Forest, Nandini Sundar looks at the Maoist conflict in Bastar

Updated : Oct 16, 2016

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Category : Life

In a new book, The Burning Forest, Nandini Sundar looks at the Maoist conflict in Bastar

Nandini Sundar talks to Firstpost about the academia’s role in studying the Maoist conflict in Bastar, the politics of co-option by the state, the maligned adivasis, the future and what it may bring to the region #Books #Adivasi #Naxalite #Maoist #Bastar #Academia #Nandini Sundar #FWeekend #The Burning Forest: India’s War in Bastar #Maoist conflict in Bastar
Gurdial Singh's Alms In The Name Of A Blind Horse is most certainly a novel of 'two reads'

Updated : Oct 01, 2016

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Category : Life

Gurdial Singh's Alms In The Name Of A Blind Horse is most certainly a novel of 'two reads'

Gurdial Singh’s Anhey Ghore Da Daan (1976), has now been translated by Rana Nayar as Alms in the Name of a Blind Horse #Books #Films #Translation #Book Review #Anhey Ghorey Da Daan #Sahitya Akademi #FWeekend #Gurdial Singh #Alms In the name of a Blind Horse #Rana Nayar
Kangana Ranaut wants to star in the film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's One Indian Girl

Updated : Sep 12, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Bollywood

Kangana Ranaut wants to star in the film adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's One Indian Girl

Chetan Bhagat disclosed to a tabloid that Kangana Ranaut had expressed interest in playing the lead in the film adaptation of his novel One Indian Girl #Bollywood #Books #Shraddha Kapoor #Kangana Ranaut #Chetan Bhagat #Half-girlfriend #One Indian Girl
Not lost in translation: Read these books by Indian women translated into English in the last year

Updated : Aug 30, 2016

By : The Ladies Finger

Category : Life

Not lost in translation: Read these books by Indian women translated into English in the last year

Did you know August was Women in Translation Month? What work by a woman in translation will you be reading this year? #Literature #Books #Translation #Jerry Pinto #KR Meera #The Ladies Finger #Women in Translation Month #Meytal Radzinski