Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Indian authors


Culinary historian Chitrita Banerji pens memoir in essays and recipes

February 17, 2022 5:13 pm

Banerji introduces readers to some of the dishes and drinks most special to her - Kadam Bhai's duck bhuna, her father's favourite tea, winter treats such as narkel naru, and a chicken sandwich from memoryland.

Authors, publishers collaborate to make quarantine fun for kids

March 30, 2020 12:45 pm

While parents discharge their professional duties, children can be kept delightfully engaged.

Novelist Kiran Nagarkar passes away at 77 in Mumbai

September 06, 2019 12:31 am

Nagarkar collapsed at a friend's place where he had gone for Ganpati festivities. He was rushed to Bombay hospital where he was declared dead. He was 77

Into the Wild

August 07, 2019 3:48 am

In her latest book, writer Nabanita Deshmukh weaves stories about the animal kingdom.

What an honour: Priya Parmar's novel among NYT's 100 notable books of 2015

November 28, 2015 5:22 pm

A novel of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, constructed around an invented diary and letters, Vanessa and Her Sister is a multilayered, subtly shaded novel.

Silence, Exile And Cunning

October 13, 2015 1:00 am

In oppressive times, writers find ways to make their voices heard.

Six Indian authors in NYT 100 Notable Books of 2014

December 03, 2014 10:52 am

Indian historian and writer Ramachandra Guha makes it to the list with "Gandhi Before India."

Indian authors impose self censorship: Jeet Thayil

October 04, 2012 6:50 pm

"Indian writers are not encouraged to experiment or take risks," says Jeet Thayil.

Indian authors on new reading list sent to schools by CBSE

February 09, 2011 12:26 am

In order to inculcate the habit of reading among schoolchildren,the Central Board of Secondary Education has sent out new reading lists for students of classes V to XII,prepared in consultation with the Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children.