Joy can be a thing with wings. Even a common jungle babbler with its relentless jabbering can lift your mood on a dull day. A look at a few books that explore this delightful world.
By The Book: A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, on adventure stories involving magical, flying trips
Poet and dance producer Karthika Naïr on her collaborative poetry anthology, why dance anchors her life and turning her retelling of the Mahabharata into an opera.
By The Book: A curated list of recommendations for the young ’uns. This week, books on biographies of women achievers.
Writer Githa Hariharan, 65, on her new book, and why this is a time for anger, but also of hope.
In Black History Month, books on racial diversity.
Amit Majmudar’s latest book, a retelling of the Ramayana, seeks new answers from ancient wisdom.
In this interview on the sidelines of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, Greer speaks on a writer’s relationship with anxiety, the wisdom in comic novels, and what language means to him.
British scholar and classicist Mary Beard, 64, on the role of an academic in political debates, her apprehensions about the #MeToo movement and why historians can’t own the past.
This is a rollicking good time for children’s literature in India. How did publishers and writers make it happen? One tale at a time.
This week, a bit of mindful reading on mindful living.
This week, lesser-known Christmas classics: The Children’s Christmas Carol, Once in the Year: A Christmas Story, The Snowman and The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.
This week, cookbooks based on children’s classics. Here’s a selection of cookbooks for children based on enduring food memories from children’s classics.
This week, books that explain special needs and encourages inclusivity.
This week, books on how to help your child cope with her emotions. Here are a few books that help children understand the depth of their emotions and how they can cope with them.
Perhaps, what makes an epic timeless is the way it can be looked at anew with each retelling. This week, we take a look at the many interpretations of Ramayana for children.
Women are speaking and they are angry. There’s a new language of dissent.
Writer Anita Nair, 52, on her new novel, writing about male entitlement and why a woman’s quest for identity will continue to be challenged.
This week, books taking on patriarchy. In these dark times, how does one teach a future generation about rules of engagement and give them tools to take on patriarchy head on? These books might have some pointers