A nuanced work of literary fiction that sheds light on issues of caste violence, religious complexities and the horrors of riots
19 Nov 2022
Devdutt Pattanaik speaks with Smitha Verma about writing his new book, Garuda Purana,
and how he looks at death through various cultural prisms
05 Nov 2022
Shehan Karunatilaka’s The Seven Moons of Maali Almedia is a nail-biting whodunit set in Sri Lanka, written with a generous dose of magic realism.
21 Oct 2022
The urge to play god is a frequent compulsion in the scientific community. Cancer gladiators are no exception.
10 Sep 2022
An honest portrayal of the lives of doctors, Dr Bornali Datta’s debut book covers a trail of dreams and desperation, pain and pursuits, lives and deaths.
10 Sep 2022
Kawakami brings us Irie, who is as lonely as the parenthesis she puts in her manuscripts.
20 Aug 2022
My native American impatience with the delays of Indian bureaucracy prompted me to try to understand why everything took so long.
02 Jul 2022
As is Aggarwal’s art where she wants her viewers to appreciate the nuances of her work through their “own esoteric conscience”.
18 Jun 2022
In a world ravaged by war, climate crisis and the pandemic, young ones across the small towns and
metros of India are clear about their aspirations and demands from their country
07 Jun 2022
Actor, writer and comedian Lilly Singh speaks to Smitha Verma about her latest book, the pressures of being a celebrity and future plans.
21 May 2022
British-Indian writer, playwright and screenwriter Farrukh Dhondy speaks to Smitha Verma about his latest memoir, journalistic career and OTT venture
07 May 2022
Musician Remo Fernandes talks about why he chose to write his autobiography—a task he started a decade back
02 Apr 2022
Discrimination lurks everywhere, inside our offices, businesses and educational institutions. Little has moved beyond tokenism despite the enormous economic and social costs.
29 Mar 2022
Sudeep Chakravarti tells Smitha Verma what his new book is all about, the meticulous research that went into it and the lacunae that exist in New Delhi’s Act East policy
20 Mar 2022
If there’s one thing that can be better than a liquid lipstick, then it is a liquid lipstick with serum.
12 Mar 2022