After Jharkhand banned his first book The Adivasi Will Not and resulted in his dismissal from work, it is good to know Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s uniquely political voice was not quelled.
Born in Calcutta, Sharmila Sen’s memoir Not Quite, Not White chronicles her metamorphosis from a fresh-off-the-boat girl in White America to a Non-White American citizen.
Anita Nair’s latest novel, Eating Wasps is clear, concise and insightful. The book starts with 30-year-old Sreelakshmi’s suicide on a “Monday.
Amitabha Bagchi’s latest novel is a thoroughly Indian story. The two threads that run through this tale include the letters from a narcissistic author to his loved ones that details life in India in the 1970s and 80s,
In his seventh novel, Kiran Nagarkar returns to the Rajput setting that captured our imaginations in his celebrated Cuckold. But Jasoda veers and stutters where the earlier novel sang and danced.
It is interesting that Janice Pariat’s latest novel suggests that falling in love is easy. In The Nine Chambered Heart,
Three Thousand Stitches is a string of eleven short autobiographical stories penned by the chairperson of Infosys, Sudha Murthy. It depicts challenges she (and one imagines many other women) faced from conservative,
Sharp, hilarious, and relatable are three words that best describe Shreya Sen-Handley’s book Memoirs of My Body. It opens with a seven-year-old Sen noticing her streaked underpants upon waking up after wet dreams about a boy who’s “literally from the wrong side of the tracks.” The young girl wonders what the discharge means?
My grand aunt’s husband fought with the Indian National Army (INA).In an era before instant communication or even the black phone most of grew up with,
The 1999 Kargil war altered Ind-Pak relations forever. We know this; we lived it through news media and disappearance of those near and dear.
I’m a sucker for books by successful women who are open to sharing the ups, downs and everything in between their journey.
Nothing is better than when you pick up a book and find characters so well fleshed-out that they become real people within minutes.
The excitement over Raghuram Rajan’s new book, ‘I do what I do,’ ends as soon as you finish reading the title.