The writing of Devapriya Roy's Friends From College is reminiscent in some ways to a particularly observant series of journal entries, the sort that the more “writerly” of us might have maintained in our college days, creating narratives about ourselves and our friends
Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honour
Former Booker winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are in the running for the literary honour for Quichotte and The Testaments respectively.
The Body Myth is a sapid meditation on loving and being loved in health and sickness.
Allen Ginsberg was one of the pillars of the American literary movement of the Beat Generation. In 1962 he visited India and was deeply influenced by the country's diverse and surprising sensibility.
Classics can be perceived as elitist, remote; key is to make them more approachable for modern readers
Classics expand our daily experience. And while it’s true there are hurdles to overcome, these books allow us to see the world in more colours and live our lives more fully.
The personality of Agastya Sen, the protagonist of English, August, finds a reflection in the way that many of India's millennials are today | #FirstCulture
It is a truth universally acknowledged that the world loves Jane Austen. But there's a special romance reserved for her in Pakistan | #FWeekend
Delhi university puts on hold proposal to include Chetan Bhagat book, Facebook post writing in curriculum
The proposal by Delhi University's English department to include author Chetan Bhagat's novels in the literature curriculum and introduce a course on writing Facebook posts has hit a roadblock.
That 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.
The Delhi University is now planning to teach its English literature students "how to write Facebook posts".
Chetan Bhagat's first and bestselling novel Five Point Someone will now be a part of the English literature syllabus in the University of Delhi.
Mumbai-based novelist Jerry Pinto, who was one of the 24 recipients of the 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award, argued the role of authors in the wake of rising debate between nationalism and freedom of speech in India
Shilpa Shetty Kundra has slammed Twitterati for mocking her over her misinterpretation of George Orwell's novella 'Animal Farm'.