Writer-columnist Anoothi Vishal, who, as a journalist, had documented the start of the so-called boom at the beginning of the new millennium, has examined what makes a few restaurants work where so many others fail in her new book Business on a Platter (2019).
In her debut novel, titled Girl in White Cotton, Doshi looks at familial bonds and how they damn us and unravel us. She sets the tone with her opening sentence: "I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure."
An original thinker, George Steiner’s mark on our intellectual scene is indelible.
A valuable contribution to our understanding of the complex historiography of the Himalayas and the role of Tibet, India and China in this strategic zone.
Nandita Das on Manto & I, and how the book and her 2018 movie Manto, are deeply connected but not the same.
An empathetic novel about the feminine experience in a world of inequality.
China — like other powers that have dominated the international system — seeks hegemony and the Indian Ocean is an increasingly crucial area of operations for it to achieve this end.
Shortly after the lynching of Pehlu Khan, Tavleen Singh was granted an audience with the Prime Minister, and found him somewhat changed.
What bound three of India’s eminent medievalists together? Friendship and a respect for scholarship and diversity, says TCA Raghavan in his new book.
Chorey's poems are recited at numerous NRC-CAA protests and public meetings across the country. His anthology of poems titled Kohra Ghana Hai released recently.
Dalip Kaur Tiwana had received the Padma Shri in 2004 for Literature and Education, as well as the Sahitya Akademi Award.
A widow with five children in her late 30s, she became a perennial best-seller over the second half of her life, writing or co-writing "A Stranger Is Watching," "Daddy's Little Girl" and more than 50 other favourites.
In his first book, veteran publisher acquaints us with EV Rieu, who set up OUP in India and later initiated the Penguin Classics Series.
Manoranjan Byapari, who was shortlisted for the DSC Prize, tells The Indian Express what the NRC means, and why he would rather go to jail than to a detention camp
Australian writer Ken Spillman on forging a relationship with India, writing for children, and the power of imagination.
The inspiration for the project that concludes on December 9 came to Nandy when she went about visiting the reading rooms in and around Kochi.
Chef Suvir Saran on his new book and how the colour of his skin remains a challenge in the US.
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
In this fascinating work, Tony Joseph goes 65,000 years back into the past and concludes that none can claim ownership. We are all migrants.
Born in a traditional Namboothiri (Brahmin) family in Kumaranallur in Palakkad district, Akkitham had trumpeted his arrival to Malayalam literature at the age of eight by penning his first poem.
American pop culture is losing its relevance because of the betrayal of globalisation, says Bhutto.
The thriving genre that’s frowned upon.
The book is a collection of aphoristic paragraphs arranged, apparently, in a fan-shaped design. The pretty cover seems to play with this idea, to take the reader on a journey from the outer to the inner, from arrival to the end and a new beginning.
The author is a conscientious insider who held senior positions in the government and is the rare civil servant who, during his years in office, occasionally put down his contrarian views in writing, even if these offended the powers that be.
Stand By Me then is in equal parts a murder mystery and a test of a brother's conviction.