Fineprint

Showing of 1 - 20 from 857 results
Fineprint - Total results - 857
Literature and climate change: Vinita Agrawal, Ranjit Hoskote and Sumana Roy on politics, intimacy of writing about nature
Arts & Culture

Literature and climate change: Vinita Agrawal, Ranjit Hoskote and Sumana Roy on politics, intimacy of writing about nature

As the issue of climate change becomes more urgent, the work of writers becomes vital, to remind us of what is at stake, and what is already lost.

Nearly 25 years ago, David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest predicted the Zoom call phenomenon, and its demise
Arts & Culture

Nearly 25 years ago, David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest predicted the Zoom call phenomenon, and its demise

The novel depicts a conjectural North American superstate during the first decade of the 21st century. But what if we were living out Wallace’s speculative fiction?

Udayan Mukherjee's Essential Items captures glimpses from the pandemic, unsettlingly blurring fact-fiction divide
Arts & Culture

Udayan Mukherjee's Essential Items captures glimpses from the pandemic, unsettlingly blurring fact-fiction divide

The stories in Udayan Mukherjee's new book poignantly reflect and honour the prevailing precariousness of our lives, as they continue to unfold while we vie to reach the finishing line, much like his characters.

In Leesa Gazi's novel Hellfire, a controlling mother's hold on her daughters takes a dark, twisted turn
Arts & Culture

In Leesa Gazi's novel Hellfire, a controlling mother's hold on her daughters takes a dark, twisted turn

Leesa Gazi's Rourob — the story of a controlling mother Farida, and her hold over her spinster daughters, Lovely and Beauty — was first published a decade ago in Bangladesh.

How Shugoofa, a 52-year-old Urdu humour magazine from Hyderabad, examines society through satire
Arts & Culture

How Shugoofa, a 52-year-old Urdu humour magazine from Hyderabad, examines society through satire

It is one of the few magazines in the country (in any language) devoted entirely to humour. The publication groomed new writers and poets in Urdu humour, leading them to recognition.

In Unni R's latest work, a witch hunt for an invisible rooster exposes the foibles of a privileged, fanatical society
Arts & Culture

In Unni R's latest work, a witch hunt for an invisible rooster exposes the foibles of a privileged, fanatical society

Known for his short stories and screenplays, The Cock is the Culprit is Unni's first novel, which brilliantly exposes the patriarchy, politics, privilege and bigotry prevalent in Kerala society.

Nisha Susan on her short-story collection: 'Women have extremely complicated and satisfying social lives that involve each other'
Arts & Culture

Nisha Susan on her short-story collection: 'Women have extremely complicated and satisfying social lives that involve each other'

Nisha Susan’s debut book, The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook, tells 12 very different tales – one minute the reader is inside the head of a sexist editor in a newsroom, and the next, they are witnessing the breakdown of a lifelong friendship between three women.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares cover picture of her memoir Unfinished
Entertainment

Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares cover picture of her memoir Unfinished

Priyanka Chopra's Unfinished is expected to hit the stands next year in January

Pakistan's publishing industry, battered by coronavirus lockdown, charts a new course for a post-pandemic future
Arts & Culture

Pakistan's publishing industry, battered by coronavirus lockdown, charts a new course for a post-pandemic future

The coronavirus pandemic and related lockdown may well be among the Pakistani publishing industry’s toughest setbacks yet.

Gangster on the Run: Puja Changoiwala's book delves into a hitman's reinvention as an ultramarathoner
Arts & Culture

Gangster on the Run: Puja Changoiwala's book delves into a hitman's reinvention as an ultramarathoner

Changoiwala's narrative takes readers through the hitman's arrest in 2007, his subsequent battle with alcoholism and schizophrenia and his journey as an athlete.

Manjul Bajaj on JCB Prize-longlisted book In Search of Heer: ‘Wished to explore society’s discomfort with romantic love’
Lifestyle

Manjul Bajaj on JCB Prize-longlisted book In Search of Heer: ‘Wished to explore society’s discomfort with romantic love’

Through the intense, all-consuming, spiritual love that Bajaj's Heer and Ranjha share, she is reminding us of the inherent nature of romantic love, and raising questions about contemporary attitudes toward it.

Inside Dharini Bhaskar’s debut These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light, longlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2020
Lifestyle

Inside Dharini Bhaskar’s debut These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light, longlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature 2020

The novel is a work of literary fiction rich in beautifully-crafted sentences, with myriad literary, mythological, and philosophical references, which she hopes a reader will engage with in a genuine way.

Enola Holmes author Nancy Springer on her popular mystery series and the Netflix adaptation
Lifestyle

Enola Holmes author Nancy Springer on her popular mystery series and the Netflix adaptation

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown features in and as Enola Holmes in the Netflix film — an adaptation of Nancy Springer's The Case of the Missing Marquess — along with Henry Cavill as Sherlock Holmes, Sam Claflin as Mycroft Holmes and Helena Bonham Carter as Eudoria Holmes.