Hindi writer Prabhat, winner of this year’s Big Little Book Award, on being unafraid to talk to children about difficult things and why nature is significant in his books
Books considered inappropriate for children and the lessons they hold.
British Sri Lankan writer Romesh Gunesekera, 65, on his new novel, his relationship with the English language and the Sri Lanka of his imagination.
What a withdrawal of a new picture book, The Art of Tying a Pug, which has run into trouble with a section of the Sikh community, means for India’s children’s writers
The Bengaluru-based illustrator, animator and comic book artist, 38, was declared the winner of the Big Little Book Awards in the illustrator category this week for her burgeoning body of work.
Sahitya Akademi award-winning writer passed away in her Hindustan Road residence in Kolkata.
In her new collaborative work, Amruta Patil re-enters the familiar terrain of the forest — impersonal, otherworldly, polarised.
By The Book: A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, on books that speak of the whys and hows of our world.
Imagination is a rollicking adventure. Start them early.
Mumbai-based writer Annie Zaidi on her new work that investigates disharmony, why women remain passive in the narrative of violence and the languages that shape her work.
A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, on historical novels.
The Gandhi everyone loves: A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, two standout books on the Mahatma Gandhi.
A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, books on Kashmir.
How to talk to children about mental health issues.
Looking for the moon, the first man on it and some more.
Let your imagination soar with stories that break free of words.
Author Amitav Ghosh on his new novel, the international clandestine migration network, and why it is a part of Indian culture to be interested in words.
Why Bengali writer Manoranjan Byapari’s rise to a life of letters and literature is an anti-caste manifesto of suffering and grit.
On Wednesday evening, Amitav Ghosh became the first Indian writer in English to bag the prestigious Jnanpith Award