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Dec 06, 2017
TM Krishna, Perumal Murugan fearlessly challenge the boundaries of art at 'Poetry with Prakriti' festivalTM Krishna shocks his world of Carnatic music using the very story that the community has constructed.
Nov 26, 2017
From Perumal Murugan's The Goat Thief to Tamil Pulp Fiction, a look at recent notable translationsIn the final part of the series on translation efforts in India, we take a look at all the translated works making news.
Nov 11, 2017
Perumal Murugan on returning from the 'dead', and how poetry helped him healAmong the greatest writers of Tamil literature of his time, Perumal Murugan speaks with Firstpost about returning from his self-imposed literary exile, how his writing has changed over the years, and his latest short story collection to be published — Goat Thief | Juggernaut Books | #FWeekend
Oct 29, 2017
Why the translation of vernacular literature in India into English is an act of solidarityThe translation of writings in vernacular languages into English brings voices of revolution and those of the subaltern to the privileged and the powerful — challenging them in their space.
Sep 28, 2017
Aravind Adiga's Selection Day shortlisted for DSC Prize; Perumal Murugan's Pyre fails to make cutAravind Adiga's Selection Day tells the story of two brothers, who play cricket and how they are divided by success and failure
Aug 14, 2017
DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017: Aravind Adiga, Perumal Murugan among nominees; see full listThe long list of 13 novels for this year's DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, includes the likes of Aravind Adiga, Hirsh Sawhney, Perumal Murugan and Anjali Joseph.
May 23, 2017
Perumal Murugan on row over his book One Part Woman: 'I am not the controversy, I am the writer'With the Madhorubagan controversy and legal troubles behind him, Perumal Murugan is looking firmly to the future
Aug 23, 2016
Tamil writer Perumal Murugan says he censors his writing style now due to fear of backlash"I couldn't so much as scratch a line in the first three months. It was then he realised the full meaning of nadaipinam, 'a walking corpse'," Murugan said
Aug 22, 2016
Perumal Murugan in first interview after Madras HC ruling: 'I am thinking of slowly writing again'In his first interview after the 6 July 2016 Madras High Court ruling that quashed criminal proceedings against him, writer Perumal Murugan has talked about the controversy around his novel Madhorubagan, his self-imposed exile from writing and more
Jul 24, 2016
Pyre review: Perumal Murugan's book is about love in times of castePerumal Murugan, in his enviable ability to liven the village scene, brings out his usual toolbox in 'Pyre'.