'Meru' book review: A space odyssey
The futuristic novel, set in a world beyond Earth, documents an expedition that aims to find other habitable planets
'The Nemesis' book review: Mirror, mirror on the wall
With caste and class disparity at its centre, the novel pushes one to introspect their role as a perpetrator of social evils
'The Forsaken Wilderness' book review: Into the wild
The Forsaken Wilderness, sort of prepares readers for what is in the offing—humans venturing into the abandoned wild.
British writer and historian Patrick French dies of cancer at 56
British writer and historian Patrick French died in London after battling cancer for four years, said his family.
From bedtime to bookshelf
Children’s book Rishvin and Jaanvi Mystery At The Fort And Other Stories is a sweet tale born out of the bond between a father and daughter
Perumal Murugan’s Pyre on international Booker longlist
Perumal Murugan’s novel ‘Pyre’ is among the 13 books that have been longlisted for this year’s International Booker Prize.
Remember Ilavarasan? Perumal Murugan's 'Pyre', dedicated to the Dalit youth, in Booker Prize longlist
With this Murugan, 56, has become the first Tamil writer to make it to the prestigious list with his 2016 book "Pyre", which is translated from Tamil by Aniruddhan Vasudevan.
Of love & loss: Leaning on books, pet, friends & nature to navigate grief
Staying together, seeking refuge in someone or something from an otherwise harsh world is bliss. But the hostile reality catches up with you soon.
Japan’s Kenzaburo Oe, awarded Nobel for poetic fiction, dies at 88
Oe, who was also an outspoken anti-nuclear and peace activist, died on March 3, his publisher, Kodansha Ltd., said. The publisher did not give further details about his death.
Scent of lingering memories: an ode to our grandparents' survival during Partition
The novel is as much a documentation of how art has survived Partition as it is a recollection of the human catastrophe
Ghosts of writers past: A memoir offering delicious musings and slices of life
Raw Umber by Sara Rai is a banquet of cultural friezes with piquant reminders of who we once were.
‘Fantasy is the genre of possibility’: Samantha Shannon
For me, writing a fantasy novel is similar to weaving a tapestry––each character and detail is a new thread, and they all come together to form a big picture.
Pa Ranjith and Arya back with 'Sarpatta Round 2'
The first instalment revolved around a clash between two boxing clans Idiyappa Parambarai and Sarpatta Parambarai.
Wanted to honour stories left out of Partition narrative: Chitra Divakaruni on new novel 'Independence'
Growing up in Kolkata, Divakaruni had known elders who had participated in the freedom struggle.
'We measure the earth with our bodies' book review: To Exist is to Belong
A poignant retelling of the Tibetan exodus told through the stories of women of two generations
Popular Malayalam actor, former MP, Innocent passes away 75
JP Nadda sets 200-plus seats, over 51% vote target for BJP in 2023 MP Assembly polls
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets to win inaugural WPL title
Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Lovlina crowned world champions
Bad weather: 350 goats struck dead by lightning in Uttarkashi
Mid-air scare: Nepal asks Indian authorities to take action against Air India pilots