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Monday, April 06, 2020

Eye 2020


What is a writer's role in an anxiety-ridden world?

April 04, 2020 6:36 pm

Writer Parvati Sharma on drawing inspiration from Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year and his idea of the writer's life as the writer's duty

Laura Spinney: 'We learn from each new outbreak, but not enough'

April 05, 2020 8:01 am

The writer and science journalist on the impact of the 1918 Spanish Flu on India and the mostly unchanging response to each new epidemic

ZeeZee Warriors

April 05, 2020 9:18 am

In a new speculative short story by writer Manjula Padmanabhan, a video gamer finds a way to fight a pestilence.

Love in the Time of Corona

April 05, 2020 1:19 pm

A new poem by Sudeep Sen meditates on the shape of love in a time of self-isolation.

What to read to counter viral pseudo-scientific information?

April 04, 2020 10:21 pm

Books by Richard Dawkins, Jay Griffiths and Tara Westover can help enlighten us about the natural world.

Viral Trap: Remembering the human stories behind the coronavirus news

April 04, 2020 3:24 pm

Even as we're forced to consume news about the pandemic, we must not forget those who don't have our protection and privileges.

On the joys of room-travel

March 29, 2020 5:59 pm

How travel literature, during a lockdown, can teach us to rediscover the familiar spaces that we take for granted.

Bringing home the holidays

April 06, 2020 11:37 am

For families stranded at home, during a lockdown, revisiting vacations past make for the perfect travel recipe.