Articles by Krupa Ge
Jan 02, 2019
In Vestin Verghese’s debut novel for children, a classic tale of Good vs Evil plays out in a steam engineVestin Verghese, a Kerala-based writer, is the author of a new children’s book ‘The Shadow of the Steam Engine’ published by DC Mango about siblings who make a steam engine their home having lost theirs to a tsunami.
Dec 07, 2018
Anita Nair portrays the desires and disappointments of 10 extraordinary women in Eating WaspsAnita Nair turns her gaze, in this new work, towards those who are most in need of kindness. Even when they do not see themselves through kind eyes. She is gentle on her women, and there's 10 of them in this book.
Nov 23, 2018
The Queen of Jasmine Country: Sharanya Manivannan’s ‘dream’ debut novel tells the story of poet-saint AndalAs the only woman among the Vaishnavite saint-poets, Andal has been a subject of great intrigue to historians as well as feminist writers. The poet-saint is also the subject of Sharanya Manivannan's new book, The Queen of Jasmine Country
Nov 04, 2018
It’s a Mom Thing: Blogger-author Sathya Ramaganapathy's take on parenting is humorous, reassuringSathya Ramaganapathy is the author of 'It’s a Mom Thing: Kickass Parenting' and writes with great humour about her triumphs and tribulations as a mother of two daughters.
Oct 24, 2018
We Live in the Newness of Small Differences: The making and unmaking of form in Sohini Basak’s poetryWe Live in the Newness of Small Differences is a new collection of poetry, with work written over a period of eight years, by Sohini Basak.
Sep 15, 2018
Celebrating Carnatic music's pluralism: A playlist of artistes, songs fighting hegemony with creativityFollowing trouble in the world of Carnatic music over who can sing and perform the art form, and which religion can lay claim to it, it becomes pertinent to go back to the basics. To listen to music. To recognise the little acts of resistance and solidarity, of pushing the envelope further, that may have seemed natural when they were done, but feel revolutionary today.
Sep 04, 2018
Dalit stands for annihilation of caste, not substitute for 'Schedule Caste': VCK's D Ravikumar on govt's diktat to media housesViduthalai Ciruthaigal Katchi general secretary D Ravikumar has long held the view that the term 'Dalit' is subjective – as in, an ideological position taken consciously by one.
Aug 02, 2018
After Yesterday: A search for home, hope and love in Appadurai Muttulingam’s translated short storiesA decade after Appadurai Muttulingam’s last collection of short stories in English comes After Yesterday and Other Stories, translated from Tamil by Padma Narayanan
Jan 05, 2018
Gayathri Prabhu's If I Had To Tell It Again narrates a story of extraordinary suffering and loveGayathri Prabhu's memoir 'If I Had To Tell It Again' draws a stunning portrait of a relationship between a girl and her father, written after his passing
Nov 26, 2017
From Perumal Murugan's The Goat Thief to Tamil Pulp Fiction, a look at recent notable translationsIn the final part of the series on translation efforts in India, we take a look at all the translated works making news.