Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Salman Rushdie attack: Shashi Tharoor says, 'Worse if creative expression can no longer be free and open'

August 13, 2022 10:30 am

"Utterly horrified," Tharoor added, as contemporaries express their shock over the unfortunate incident

‘It’s been a rich experience and I am still processing it’: Geetanjali Shree

July 06, 2022 12:56 pm

At a celebratory interaction with this year’s International Booker Prize-winner Geetanjali Shree, the writer on how life has changed and why it’s good to be confounded by literature sometimes

International Booker Prize: Who is Geetanjali Shree and what is her book 'Tomb of Sand' all about?

May 27, 2022 11:56 am

Born to a civil servant father, Shree was raised in various towns of Uttar Pradesh, and it was the lack of English books options for children that made her connection with Hindi language strong

Bloomsbury India to publish novelist Anjum Hasan's next book

April 18, 2022 12:04 pm

The story of her upcoming novel revolves around Alif, a middle-aged and mild-mannered school teacher of history.

Booker Prize-winning novelist Keri Hulme dead at 74

December 29, 2021 10:27 am

Hulme worked as a tobacco picker, dropped out of law school and was a charity worker before becoming an unusual literary star when The Bone People, her first novel, won one of fiction’s greatest prizes.

‘Literature allows us to question the ideas we have of the Other’: French novelist David Diop

December 30, 2021 7:15 pm

Exclusive to the Indian Express: The English translation of Diop’s novel At Night All Blood is Black won this year’s International Booker Prize, making Diop the first French novelist and first writer of African heritage to win the prestigious award

Author Anne Rice, who breathed new life into vampires, dies at 80

December 13, 2021 12:41 pm

Rice died late Saturday due to complications from a stroke, her son Christopher Rice announced on her Facebook page and his Twitter page

Vast archives at JFK Library help bring Ernest 'Hemingway' to life

April 05, 2021 2:51 pm

As a child, Hemingway’s mother treated him and one of his sisters as twins, often dressing them in identical outfits, sometimes as boys, sometimes as girls. He explored gender fluidity both in his books and in life, letting his hair grow as his wives cropped theirs short

Pop a Thrill Pill

November 17, 2018 12:06 am

Manjiri Prabhu on the twists and turns of being a mystery fiction novelist.

Life in a Story

October 26, 2018 1:09 am

Malayalam author Benyamin on winning the inaugural JCB Prize for Literature for Jasmine Days and life in the Gulf.