literature

Driven by discourse: India national football team captain speaks at Bangalore Literature Festiva

A lack of both institutional and popular support towards upcoming athletes and sportspersons is also a major hindrance, according to Chettri.

published on : 5th December 2022

BLT off to a starry start

The event, which is set to host 250 authors and speakers over two days, saw milling of thousands of crowds.

published on : 4th December 2022

Make lasting contribution to be remembered: TJS George to leaders

Asked about the softer approach he took towards ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee compared to Modi, he said Vajpayee rose above his party, unlike Modi.

published on : 4th December 2022

For the love of Urdu

Replete with poetry sessions, discourses by celebrities, and other such events, Jashn-e-Rekhta’s seventh edition is aiming to turn the spotlight on Urdu literature

published on : 3rd December 2022

Literary Extravaganza at B'luru

The 11th edition of Bengaluru Lit Festival will bring together several personalities, including Booker Prize winner Shehan Karunatilaka, travel writer Pico Iyer & actor Farhan Akhtar

published on : 3rd December 2022

Wayanad village to host national literature festival

The Twitter page was inaugurated by P Valsala, who wrote the novel Nellu, which has Wayanad as the background.

published on : 30th November 2022

CADALFEST shares tales of the oppressed

Jameela Nishat, the organiser of CADALFEST plans to host events to voice Dalit and Adivasi communities.

published on : 29th November 2022

Skewed representation of history finds voice at Odisha Literature festival 

However, Parvati summed up that India still remains one of the richest troves of history in the world. 

published on : 7th November 2022

Can Odia literature inspire Odia cinema again?

Adding to the discussion, director-politician Nanda said in older times, only one film was made in a year based on Odia novels or books that were widely read.

published on : 7th November 2022

Fantastical folklore: 'Why There are No Noyontara Flowers in Agargaon Colony' by V Ramaswamy

The stories themselves bear an unusual tone that lends them a haunting quality.

published on : 6th November 2022

Noted Malayalam writer Sethu chosen for Ezhuthachan Award 2022

A banker by profession, the 80-year-old's noted works include 'Pandavapuram' and 'Atayalangal' (novels) and 'Petiswapnangal' and 'Sethuvinte Kathakal' (short story).

published on : 1st November 2022

Reading between the lives

Praveena Sunil spearheads a literary movement among women and children of her village, reports Anu Kuruvilla

published on : 30th October 2022

Booker winners Geetanjali Shree, Marlon James among others to attend 16th edition of JLF 

Starting on January 19, the literary extravaganza will host a plethora of fiction and non-fiction writers of national and international renown.

published on : 26th October 2022

Literature finds unlikely social media partner in TikTok

The #BookTok trend has exploded in recent times, with a growing number of readers posting reviews and engaging with writers, while authors use it to promote their works.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Madras HC lauds TN govt’s plan to distribute Sangam literature books in Braille free

“As of now, 75% of the work has been completed; and the remaining 25% will be completed by the end of December, 2022,” the communication said.

published on : 20th October 2022

2-day Kumaon lit fest in Srinagar to bring creative minds together

The two-day Kumaon Literary Festival (KLF), India’s most coveted and travelling literary festival, will be held in Srinagar on October 19-20.

published on : 17th October 2022

New cultures of peace

A culture bereft of peace is no longer democratic. A reinvented UNESCO is part of the Satyagraha of the future.

published on : 12th October 2022

'When women take power men close ranks with each other,' says Annie Ernaux on 'conservative wave'

Ernaux published her first novel "Cleaned Out" in 1974 -- a harrowing account of an abortion that she kept secret from her family.

published on : 6th October 2022

French writer Annie Ernaux awarded Nobel Prize in literature

Anders Olsson, chairman, Nobel Committee for literature, said Ernaux's work was often "uncompromising and written in plain language, scraped clean."

published on : 6th October 2022

Salman Rushdie among bookie favourites in UK to win Nobel Prize

If the 75-year-old celebrated British American novelist wins, he will become the first Indian-born writer to win the prestigious honour since Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel for 'Gitanjali' in 1913.

published on : 4th October 2022
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