With the book she is writing after City of Girls, Gilbert seems to have returned to the quietude of her own self after a public acceptance.
A comprehensive account tracing the history of the Lokpal movement, and locating its relevance in contemporary times.
The Tribune archive sheds light on a dark spot in India’s political history.
A collection of stories that speak to and of teenage spirit, with all its dark shades.
Jaipur Literature Festival, 2020: Omani writer Jokha al-Harthi talks about documenting shifting political landscape, her experience in Jaipur, and more
Gehlot inaugurated the book Bijji: Timeless Tales from Marwar by Vishes Kothari. He said, “Writers wait for such an opportunity where they can openly talk about their mann ki baat. It is important, so is kaam ki baat.”
Jaipur Literature Festival 2020: This year, the festival will take place from January 23-27, and as always there is a list of authors lined up. Most of you must have made plans for now, but in case you need some help, here are some of our suggestions.
The 49-year-old writer spoke to indianexpress.com on the sidelines of the Kerala Literature Festival in Kozhikode about his process of writing, his affection for the marginalised and the dwindling importance of the Gulf for Kerala. On anti-CAA protests, he said it was the duty of the writers to speak courageously.
On January 7 at Kualoa Nature Reserve in Kaneohe, Hawaii, Madden and Beresford committed to each other’s well-being for life.
Anthony Atkinson’s final book is a competent account of the metrics of poverty, why they matter.
How Bollywood engages with romance and what Gandhism has to do with it.
Apparently, Child had been exploring ways to kill the character but owing to the loyal base the character has garnered over the years and the fame it received — prompting Tom Cruise to essay the role in its cinematic adaptation — he decided otherwise.
Hari Dang’s book, published posthumously, rings with his extraordinary love for the Himalayas
For nearly 50 years after his father died in 1973, Tolkien worked to keep alive the world he had created in “The Hobbit” (1937) and “The Lord of the Rings” (1949) — the spiders of Mirkwood, the Eye of Mordor, the elves of Rivendell and thousands of pages’ worth of other characters, places and plot twists.
In case you are going to JLF, we hope you've got it marked on your calendar. Meanwhile, here are some other literary festivals you can attend in different parts of the country.
As always, the KLF will have panel discussions, talks, poetry recitations, puppet shows, book launches and readings, cookery shows, dance competitions and Kathakali performances. The event will take place at the Kozhikode Beach.
No 1 is The Snowy Day, Ezra Jack Keats’ picture book that is one of the first to depict an African American boy, which has been checked out 485,583 times. Next is Dr Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat (469,650).
Punjabi author Kirpal Kazak, named one of the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his collection of short stories Antheen, on his early life as a mason, and how literature takes one from darkness into life.
Here are some of the books you can look forward to reading this year. Click here to check them out.
Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel, an American writer and journalist passed away on January 7. Her confessional memoir, Prozac Nation remains one of her most well known works.