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Oct 14, 2018
Podcast roundup: From Bite to ArtCurious and The History of Literature, our pick of the best this weekHere's our weekly lowdown on the best episodes from a selection of podcasts that deserve a listen. Ready to tune in?
Sep 18, 2018
Nandita Das' Manto opens an unexplored space in Indian cinema by diving into a writer's mindArray
Sep 09, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind in Prague: President says India, Czech Republic built strong contemporary partnershipRam Nath Kovind said Saturday that India and the Czech Republic have built a strong contemporary partnership on a shared past of flourishing trade in spices and silk.
Aug 25, 2018
How Amritsar's recently opened Majha House hopes to fill a void in the city's literary, cultural sceneVeteran editor and literary agent Preeti Gill recently set up Majha House, an exciting new arts and culture space in the heart of Amritsar, which aims to ‘provide a platform for debate, discussion and critical thinking around socially relevant issues and concerns’
Aug 17, 2018
VS Naipaul's 86th birth anniversary: From In a Free State to A House for Mr Biswas, a study of the author's themesOverall VS Naipaul wrote more than 30 books, and was one of the first winners of the Booker Prize, now Britain's leading literary award, in 1971 for "In A Free State".
Jul 09, 2018
Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker PrizeMichael Ondaatje's The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992. It competed with VS Naipaul's In a Free State and George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo for the Golden Booker
Jun 29, 2018
Firstpost Poetry Project: Shruti Sunderraman presents 'How to Love Art' and 'Flowers and Friends'Shruti Sunderraman says poetry is the first and easiest form of expression for her — like a first aid kit for her emotions
Jun 22, 2018
Sahitya Akademi announces 21 winners for Bal and Yuva Puraskar awards for 2018India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, announced the names of 21 recipients of its 2018 Bal Sahitya and Yuva Puraskars respectively
May 24, 2018
Philip Roth: Discovering the quintessential provocateur, from Portnoy's Complaint to I Married A CommunistLike Manto, Philip Roth had the writer's ability to tear every veneer that society glues to its façade
Feb 12, 2018
David Grossman, Booker Prize winner and critic of Israel's Palestine policy, wins country's top prize for literatureGrossman, who won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for fiction, will receive the Israel Prize on Independence Day in April.