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Vidya Bhavani Suresh writes on the ragas you didn’t know about

Vidya Bhavani Suresh’s book is about the not-so-popular ragas in Carnatic music.

19 Feb 2018

Kochi may become a permanent venue of literature festivals

Kerala may be the most literate state and at the forefront of nurturing a literary ecosystem transcending boundaries.

19 Feb 2018

How the wheel of time turns

A simplistic mingling of mystical symbolism which cannot move to the next level, as the author seems happy to keep the tension going

17 Feb 2018

The jimmy choos to wear in 2018

If you’re wondering which ‘it’ shoes everyone is going to wear this year, we’ve got the answer.

17 Feb 2018

The novel seeks to capture defining moments in the troubled transitional period of a nation

The novel seeks to capture defining moments in the troubled transitional period of a nation

17 Feb 2018

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Sarajevo decides against honouring Turkish author and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk

It was believed to be prompted by the writer's opposition to the politics of Turkish president Erdogan and "fear ... of Erdogan", a municipal council committee person said.

17 Feb 2018

These pictures tell more than a thousand words

The softly lit walls at Wandering Artist hold a unique collection of whimsical and fun artwork.

14 Feb 2018

Holding DEAR to reading habits

KV Pattom has come up with the DEAR initiative to promote the habit of reading books among children

14 Feb 2018

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Bipin Chandran creates a treasury of immortalising dialogues of Malayalam films

Writer and scenarist Bipin Chandran’s book- Ormmayundo Ee Mukham- is  a recording of popular dialogues in Malayalam films

14 Feb 2018

Of stories and reminiscences

Artist Indraneel Ganguli will showcase his ensemble art sketches titled  “Cavalcade of sketches and stories” at Galerie De Novotel at Novotel Hyderabad Airport on February 16.

13 Feb 2018

Book shelf

282 Dressed in ornate headgears and colourful intricate make-up, the Theyyam performers take centre-stage in the sleepy district of Kannur in Kerala.…

13 Feb 2018

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People need to have a spine, like books: Ashwin Sanghi

Top-selling author Ashwin Sanghi, whose favourite fictional characters are Hercule Poirot and Jeeves,
says he hates to have his reading interrupted by conversation

13 Feb 2018

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Erin Entrada Kelly's 'Hello, Universe' wins John Newbery medal for best children's book 

Both the Newbery and Caldecott medals are more than 80 years old, with previous winners including Jacqueline Woodson's "Brown Girl Dreaming" and Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time."

13 Feb 2018

Sujatha Gidla, author of Ants Among Elephants: My book wouldn’t stand a chance in India

In a close-to-90-minute conversation, the former Wall Street professional discusses caste, the limitations of India’s reservation policy and how she remains a Marxist but not an Ambedkarite.

11 Feb 2018

Sri Sathya Sai Baba
His work carries on: A book for believers

Here is a reminder that real miracles are the ones that we take for granted

10 Feb 2018

A House for Mr Misra: A toast to the coast

What do you get when you cross a writer with a difficult situation? A hilarious social commentary.

10 Feb 2018

Perfectly honest: Sanjay Manjrekar writes an analytic account with an unsparing eye

Sanjay Manjrekar goes back in time and rises above his celebrity status to humanise the game

10 Feb 2018

'Do We Not Bleed?' book review: People beyond media and popular perceptions

A personal but perceptive look at the other Pakistan beyond the "mullah-jihadi-army" focus which effectively dehumanises the great mass of its people.

09 Feb 2018

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. (File | PTI)
Union Minister Kiran Rijiju, others criticise 'Why I Am A Hindu', author Shashi Tharoor hits back

Tharoor asked the critics to read the book completely before tabling allegations and arguments against the book.

06 Feb 2018

Ingenuity becomes the elixir of grandma’s hope in 'George’s Marvelous Medicine'

The play is being presented by The Birmingham Stage Company that chose to tell a story written by one of the most prolific authors of children’s books—Roald Dahl.

03 Feb 2018

Unwinding Nostalgia

Composed entirely of self-indulgent emails, the reader feels like an interloper or voyeur

03 Feb 2018