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Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, RK Narayan, Vikram Seth's books feature in BBC’s 100 ‘novels that shaped our world’

The list has been divided into 10 categories — identity, love, sex and romance, adventure, life, death and other worlds, politics, power and protest, class and society, coming of age, family and friendship, crime and conflict and rule-breakers, the names — with 10 books each.

'Dear Vikram Seth': On World Poetry Day, an open letter to my favourite poet

World Poetry Day: It helps that you, Vikram Seth are not a philosopher, and if you are, you have hidden that well.  Much like me, you never seem to foresee the impending doom, being too busy revelling in the present. And when things fall apart, I can hear you exclaim in fright and quiet resignation.


Rather than opening up to the outside, we’re creating borders within, says Vikram Seth

“A poet walks like a neurotic milipede. Don’t examine too closely what the processes of an artist’s creation are. Otherwise, you end up losing it,” said Vikram Seth

Heart of the Matter

Smriti Mundhra and Sarita Khurana document the sociocultural environment of arranged marriages in their layered film, A Suitable Girl

President Pranab Mukherjee condoles Justice Leila Seth's demise

Justice Leila Seth was the first woman Judge of Delhi High Court and the first woman Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court.

BBC One to adapt Vikram Seth's 'A Suitable Boy'

Vikram Seth's 'A Suitable Boy' to be adapted into a tele-series by BBC One.


Between the Lines

At the opening of the Tata Literature Live! Festival, Vikram Seth and Germaine Greer engaged in a lively conversation that went off the official track.

Monday Morning Treat

Theatre group Motley presents a dramatised reading of Vikram Seth’s poems from Beastly Tales from Here and There.

Verse Play

Over the years, Naseeruddin has established his love for literature through a number of productions by his theatre group Motley.

‘Like a soufflé,a novel collapses if you keep opening the lid to peek in’

Vikram Seth on A Suitable Girl and his contract with the Muse.

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