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Jan 13, 2020
Indian writers who defined the decade, from Siddhartha Mukherjee to Sujatha Gidla, Perumal MuruganThrough conversations with columnists, critics and authors, collated here is a list of Indian writers across several languages who created insightful literature, and delightful reading through the 2010s.
Dec 31, 2019
A decade in Indian writing: Jerry Pinto's fiction to Sampurna Chattarji’s poetry, notes on 10 years of readingThinking over the 2010s in Indian English writing for a decade retrospective, I knew that this would be, in part, a piece about growing up, writes Aditya Mani Jha
May 28, 2019
Alpa Shah on Nightmarch, her Orwell Prize-longlisted account of journeying into India’s Naxal heartlandAlpa Shah’s journey through India's Naxal belt with a guerrilla platoon is documented in her 2018 book, Nightmarch. This year, the title has been longlisted for the prestigious Orwell Prize for Political Writing.
Dec 22, 2018
Crossword Book Awards: Shashi Tharoor, Snigdha Poonam win honours at 16th editionRuskin Bond and Soha Ali Khan won awards in the Popular category at the latest edition of the Crossword Book Awards
Sep 28, 2018
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi on The Rabbit & the Squirrel, writing about friendships and loveSiddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi speaks about how a wrote for a friend turned into an illustrated book, his writing and his affinity for the sea
Sep 26, 2018
Keki N Daruwalla on his latest novel Swerving to Solitude, telling an Emergency story using imaginationKeki N Daruwalla's latest novel is set in Lucknow and tells the story of a young journalist who is a critic of the Emergency. The story is told through the letters she writes to her mother
Sep 18, 2018
The Town That Laughed book review: Fictional setting fails Manu Bhattathiri's well-etched charactersThough The Town That Laughed draws well on the eccentricities of small-town people, it does precious little for the fictional town it is set in — Karuthupuzha
Jul 22, 2018
Benyamin on his new book Jasmine Days, writing about the Arab Spring and the beauty of MalayalamBenyamin speaks about the politics embedded in his works and how he uses writing as an outlet for the pain he experiences
May 01, 2012
French vs Taseer: Indians need to reclaim their historyPatrick French thinks Indians are suspicious of foreign writers about India. It's not as simple as that, as Aatish Taseer notes in his counter-view.