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Aliens in Lagos: Nnedi Okorafor's sci-fi novel Lagoon offers a bold new future
Arts & Culture

Aliens in Lagos: Nnedi Okorafor's sci-fi novel Lagoon offers a bold new future

Lagoon’s Africanfuturist vision requires a reader who is actively engaged in co-creating the alternative future that the novel is constructing: one in which identities are freed from restrictive thinking that refuses to recognise difference and diversity.

The Prince: An excerpt from Samhita Arni's fourth book, a historical fiction inspired by a Tamil epic
Life

The Prince: An excerpt from Samhita Arni's fourth book, a historical fiction inspired by a Tamil epic

The Prince is the fourth book, a historical fiction, by author and illustrator Samhita Arni's (Sita's Ramayana, The Mahabharata - A Child's View and The Missing Queen).

Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker Prize
Life

Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker Prize

Michael 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

How to Travel Light review: Shreevatsa Nevatia’s memoir is an informed take on bipolar disorder
Life

How to Travel Light review: Shreevatsa Nevatia’s memoir is an informed take on bipolar disorder

Shreevatsa Nevatia's debut novel How to Travel Light is a memoir of being bipolar, of travelling a route suffused with mania, cannabis, caffeine, and nicotine.

Snuffing Out the Moon review: Osama Siddique reinvents the narrative with a motley group of characters
Life

Snuffing Out the Moon review: Osama Siddique reinvents the narrative with a motley group of characters

Snuffing Out the Moon by Osama Siddique captures the intricacies of history and introduces new prospects.

Chetan Bhagat releases teaser for One Indian Girl: Meet 'smart and successful' Radhika Mehta
Life

Chetan Bhagat releases teaser for One Indian Girl: Meet 'smart and successful' Radhika Mehta

Chetan Bhagat releases a teaser featuring his new book's protagonist Radhika Mehta. The monologue in the clip questions the audience's perspective on women

'Half Girlfriend' not a frivolous rom-com, says Arjun Kapoor
Entertainment

'Half Girlfriend' not a frivolous rom-com, says Arjun Kapoor

Arjun also shared that he likes the journey he gets to experience in Half Girlfriend

Exclusive: Extract from A Brief History of Seven Killings, 2015's Man Booker Prize winner
Life

Exclusive: Extract from A Brief History of Seven Killings, 2015's Man Booker Prize winner

Author Marlon James made history this week when he became the first Jamaican to win the Man Booker prize for his novel.

Book review: A tale of life, death and in-between states in The Arrival
Life

Book review: A tale of life, death and in-between states in The Arrival

The reader get tossed into the many bends and sharp curves the story takes and is reminded again and again of what can beset a mind that is unrestrained with the passion of acquiring wealth.

Film version of Tagore's music-based novel Jogajog to release on poet's birth anniversary
Entertainment

Film version of Tagore's music-based novel Jogajog to release on poet's birth anniversary

The film version of Rabindranath Tagore's famous novel Jogajog based on Indian raga music, is set to be released on the poet's birth anniversary.

Mills and Boon's India head pens new novel 'Breach' dealing with cyber-crime
Life

Mills and Boon's India head pens new novel 'Breach' dealing with cyber-crime

A new book by Amrita Chowdhury, country head of Mills and Boon subsidiary Harlequin India, is a blend of cyber crime, medical ethics and IP laws.

The Way Things Were: Aatish Taseer bares the heart of Lutyens' Delhi
Life

The Way Things Were: Aatish Taseer bares the heart of Lutyens' Delhi

The Way Things Were, not coincidentally, is the title of Aatish Taseer’s new novel which has been described as many things – an intimate portrait of a marriage, a panoramic vision of India’s half-century, an interrogation into how Indians view India.

New James Bond novel 'Project One' to be released in September 2015
Life

New James Bond novel 'Project One' to be released in September 2015

A new James Bond novel titled "Project One" written by Anthony Horowitz is set for release in September 2015.

Navyana rejecting D'cruz novel over Modi: Why neither may be at fault
India

Navyana rejecting D'cruz novel over Modi: Why neither may be at fault

Navayana has a stand and that is against Modi, for obvious reasons. Can D’Cruz and his supporters complain? Obviously not.

Don't call Salinger a 'one hit wonder', call him a soloist
Life

Don't call Salinger a 'one hit wonder', call him a soloist

Why did writers like JD Salinger, Harper Lee and Emily Bronte write just one novel? For some reason, one life-altering novel proved quite enough for them as their life’s literary output.

Now, A Novel in SMS Format!
News & Analysis

Now, A Novel in SMS Format!

Now, mobile phones can be an alternative as a leading publisher has come up with, what it claims, to be the first work of fiction in the Indian subcontinent in SMS format.