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'The traditions and social movements that upheld compassion, solidarity and ordinary contentment are in retreat': Writer Pankaj Mishra

March 18, 2022 11:50 am

Mishra speaks on returning to fiction after two decades with his novel Run and Hide, exploring the inner lives of New India's beneficiaries and the changing nature of filial affections.

Hanif Abdurraqib, Tom Lin receive Carnegie literary awards

January 24, 2022 6:32 pm

On Sunday, the library association awarded Abdurraqib the medal for excellence in nonfiction and gave the fiction prize to 25-year-old Tom Lin, the youngest ever Carnegie winner, for his debut novel “The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu.”

Our Gods and Goddesses

January 04, 2022 12:54 pm

SPECIAL TO THE EXPRESS: UK-based writer Sandeep Raina narrates a tale of faith across communities — ties that ought to bind rather than isolate us

Twinkle Khanna picks her stars: A reading list compiled by the author

December 26, 2021 2:37 pm

Twinkle Khanna, actor and author, has curated the perfect list of books for you to read.

Susanna Clarke’s ‘Piranesi’ wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

September 09, 2021 9:28 am

Clarke, 61, was awarded the 30,000 pound ($41,000) prize for her second novel, which was published 16 years after her first, “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell,” became a global best-seller

Paramita Satpathy to get Sarala Puraskar for her novel 'Abhipreta Kala'

August 06, 2021 12:04 pm

Satpathy, 55, will receive a cash award of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation in the 42nd Sarala Puraskar, the trust said in the release.

'Have read only 15 per cent': Swara Bhasker gives a glimpse of her rich book collection

July 31, 2021 10:44 am

A detailed look at the photos would reveal that the book collection includes a range of genres, from philosophy to non-fiction and self-help

'Abiding by the truth and weaving a story around it can be challenging': British-Indian author Shaheen Chishti

July 02, 2021 12:19 pm

Looking at the last 100 years generally, I have tried to highlight the many issues and sufferings of women corresponding to the actual world events that took place, said Chishti

American Library Association awards Carnegie medals to McBride, Giggs

February 06, 2021 10:05 am

With a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York the library association established the award in 2012 with winners in each category receiving 5000 Previous honorees include Donna Tartt Doris Kearns Goodwin and Colson Whitehead

Anthology features tales from Indian subcontinent

January 17, 2021 12:08 pm

The stories in this selection titled "The Banyan and Her Roots" were originally published in the "The Equator Line" magazine over the past eight-nine years