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Sep 30, 2019
In cli-fi, an imagining of climate change and the future in dystopian and utopian waysWith increasing climate change, a new literary trend cli-fi part of the science fiction genre, helps imagine scenarios that scientists' statistics cannot conjure.
Sep 22, 2019
The Testaments review: Margaret Atwood's sequel to Handmaid's Tale is a 101 on how patriarchy worksThe Gilead that we encounter in The Testaments is no less menacing than the one from The Handmaid's Tale, but its seams are fraying.
Sep 15, 2019
Books of the week: From Stephen King's The Institute to Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, our picksOur weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
Sep 03, 2019
Booker Prize Shortlist 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood among authors nominated for literary honourFormer Booker winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are in the running for the literary honour for Quichotte and The Testaments respectively.
Jul 24, 2019
Booker Prize Longlist 2019: Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie among those nominated for literary awardAlso nominated for the Booker is Lucy Ellmann for Ducks, Newburyport which consists of a single sentence, a stream-of-consciousness written over a 1000 pages.
Jul 22, 2019
San Diego Comic Con 2019: Fans cosplay as characters from Handmaid's Tale, to Pennywise the ClownThe San Diego Comic Con is the high point of thousands of pop culture aficionados, from fans of comic book to fantasy to dystopian fiction and horror. The 2019 edition was held from 18 July to 22 July.
Jun 20, 2019
Netflix's Leila exposes Indians to genre of dystopian fiction; is India ready to tell its cautionary tales?Netflix's dystopian drama Leila is the most recent example of content that one could not have hoped to see either on television or in theatres.
Jun 11, 2019
Kylie Jenner receives severe backlash on Twitter for hosting 'tone-deaf' A Handmaid's Tale-themed partyKylie Jenner has come under the fire for throwing her friend a 'A Handmaid's Tale'-themed party, a show that focuses on the plight of women being reduced to becoming child-bearing vessels
Dec 27, 2018
Fantasy fiction and feminism: Why writers must shun old tropes, aim for stronger female representationFor many young readers of fantasy fiction, a female protagonist means romance and a male one signals everything else — fantasy, adventure and intelligence
Dec 16, 2018
Amrita Mahale on her debut book Milk Teeth, Mumbai's redevelopment and finding the courage to tell her storyMahale conceived Milk Teeth around a prophecy but the story slowly evolved into a look at middle-class society and all the privileges that this group internalises, its inflated sense of self-worth, the need to move forward and the kind of pressures that are put on members of this community