Pyjamas are Forgiving, Khanna’s debut novel, is set in an Ayurvedic spa retreat in Kerala, where patients constantly consume ghee, take laxatives and are feasted on by leeches.
The photographs and portraits, along with others that Rai took over the next 40 years, make up his latest book, A God in Exile: The Fourteenth Dalai Lama.
In author Padmini Mongia’s latest book, bats fly kites and tortoises skateboard to their heart’s content
In the video narrated by the Duchess, the women explain how they used to cook for two days every week and shared recipes, they realized cooking was also a way of healing together.
Twinkle Khanna situates her debut novel Pyjamas are Forgiving, in the midst of a Kerala’s Shanthamaaya Sthalam, a spa where people are supposed to exercise restraint, consume copious amount of ghee and in turn get treated for their ailments.
Anuradha Roy's novel All The Lives We Never Lived has been receiving rave reviews and most recently was longlisted for The JCB Prize for Literature. The author spoke to indianexpress.com about the novel, what goes into building the characters and who are the authors who inspire her.
Haruki Murakami has asked for withdrawal of his name from a list of candidates who were contending for a new prize set up as an alternative Nobel Prize for Literature. The author apparently wants to just concentrate on his writing.
The Dhahan Prize, which awards exemplary literature in Punjabi, announces winners from India, Pakistan, and Canada
A well-compiled handbook that provides a warning about the deteriorating state of democracy across the the globe
An enduring collection of correspondence between K Natwar Singh and his eclectic circle of friends that included Nirad C Chaudhuri, Indira Gandhi, RK Narayan and Mulk Raj Anand
A blend of the mythical and political gives this Bangladeshi novel in translation its special significance
The Booker Prize was apparently once simply decided by flipping a coin. According to a report in The Telegraph, David Storey won the prize for his novel Saville in 1976 by a stroke of luck.
To Kill a Mockingbird, which has attained a cult status over the years, will be available in the form of a graphic novel. The celebrated novel is hailed for portraying racism and the injustices meted to people of colour.
A well-researched, engaging book filled with sordid tales of the victims — those of the CPI(M) and the Sangh Parivar — experiences of the survivors, the trauma of the near and dear ones and interviews of some of the masterminds and behind-the-scenes operators who spread terror in the killing fields of Kannur, which Ullekh self-deprecatingly calls the “Sicily of Kerala.”
Ramachandra Guha on the second volume of his biography on Mahatma Gandhi, the cost of criticising the incumbent government and why Dalits are a major political force today.
The young author also spoke about how rejections hit her hard when she was trying to publish her first novel.
There are writings that reflect on the trials and tribulations, history and culture and the rights and liberties of the LGBTQ community. We list some of the contemporary books here.
For Potterheads and muggles alike, a new book means quite a breakthrough in the PotterWorld. But this year, there are going to be three of them! Excited?
The jury consists of award-winning film director Deepa Mehta (Chair), entrepreneur and scholar Rohan Murthy, Yale University astrophysicist and writer Priyamvada Natarajan, novelist Vivek Shanbhag, and author and translator Arshia Sattar.
Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday that new editions of ``The Catcher in the Rye'' and his three other works of fiction would be released in November.
Mental stress can attack your sex life on many levels. When a person experiences changes in their body, or doesn’t feel good about their body, they might be less likely to want to engage in sexual activity.
It takes a bit longer than the traditional way of making stuffed paratha, but take my word that after learning this trick, every paratha you roll out will have perfectly even stuffing and none of it coming out.