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In Mahesh Rao’s second novel, exploring the moral challenge that money and social mobility pose

In his second novel, Polite Society, Mahesh Rao chooses to transplant Austen’s Emma in crazy rich south Delhi.

'Master of marriage plot, but single herself?' Jane Austen fans school daily for 'sexist' remarks on beloved author

On the occasion of Jane Austen's birth anniversary (December 16), a newspaper posted an article about how the author who wrote about marriage ironically never married in real life. This did not go down well with people on social media.


Jane Austen, much more than a woman writer of courtship and matrimony

The fame of Jane Austen rests on her half a dozen major works all published in the last half dozen years of her all too short life (1775-1817) of which nearly two-thirds was spent writing.

‘Storytelling is not a new-age- thing’

British author Jim Crace on telling convincing lies and his advice to writers

Reading Dickens,Austen can boost your mind-reading skills

Study shows that the literary quality of the fiction is the determining factor.

Ways of telling

An attempt to adapt an unfinished Jane Austen novel embraces new narrative approaches


Rising Twitter threats highlight the blight of online trolls

Internet: The subject of online bullies has received unprecedented public exposure this week,sparking debates in Britain

‘I had to take myself beyond Aisha’

<i>Amrita Puri says her character in Kai Po Che counters the image from her debut film</i>

Material Girls

There’s more to the wedding industry than planning.

Material Girls

There’s more to the wedding industry than planning