February 20, 2021 7:21 pm
Describing herself as a "mirror of society" kind of writer, author Manju Kapoor is hoping the series adaptation of her novel "A Married Woman" is set against the backdrop of the Babri Masjid demolition. The author believes in writing about the affects and impacts an event has created and caused in the society.
December 19, 2020 9:57 am
The career of the “literary” has not been very different from the Brahmin’s protectionism of the mantra, an inheritance kept out of the reach of the non-Brahmin. One of the ways in which this has been done in the last hundred years is through anthologies that create — and reiterate — the idea and the habitat of the literary.
November 08, 2020 8:00 pm
Translated in English by Jayasree Kalathil and published by HarperCollins India, the book has been praised for its impeccable confluence of myth and magic
November 20, 2019 7:33 am
'The Real Mr Barkotoki', published by Speaking Tiger, follows a fantastical journey across time and space to piece together the mystifying life of Assamese litterateur, Munin Barkotoki
July 07, 2019 1:53 pm
While delivering her maiden Budget, Nirmala Sitharaman quoted a verse from the poem ‘Purananuru’, a Tamil Sangam-era literature piece which deals with the life of a King.
April 20, 2019 12:40 pm
The event, held earlier this month, featured storytellers, timeless tales and an involved audience.
December 08, 2018 1:56 pm
In case you want to cut down on the time that reading a classic literature demands and enjoy illustrations along with the text, we have compiled a list of classic books that are now available in the form of graphic books for you to enjoy.
November 29, 2018 6:00 pm
Navamalati Chakraborty’s “Nagaland” was the first Nagamese book ever written, and subsequently forgotten. It might be brought back to life.
August 02, 2018 12:05 am
On his 138th birth anniversary, Munshi Premchand remains as relevant to our times as he was to his own era. Perhaps more so
May 04, 2018 2:33 pm
It would be the first time since World War Two that the Academy has failed to award a Nobel Prize for Literature. There were no awards between 1940 and 1943 while the American novelist William Faulkner received his prize a year late in 1950.
April 17, 2014 4:05 pm
Iranian-American author and religious scholar Reza Aslan talks about his critically acclaimed book, "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth"