books and art
Book Review | Discovering the Oz author who was lawyer for Rani of Jhansi
In his short life of 48 years, John Lang produced 23 novels, one travelogue, some plays and five volumes of poetry
Book Review | Truths about M. Karunanidhi & perspectives on Tamil politics
One of the key takeaways in the book is the articulation of Karunanidhi’s position vis-a-vis the Sri Lankan Tamil issue
‘Even forthright women can be submissive’
Around the time she asked me to translate her book we had grown quite close, without really realising it - Shahana Raza
Colourful narrative set in Rajasthan
The book delightfully delves into the colourful world of Rajasthan, seamlessly bridging the gap between royalty and commoners
Mysuru literature festival to be virtual series this year
The Mysuru Literary Forum and Charitable Trust and Mysuru book clubs are hosting this year’s festival in a virtual series on weekends
Art auctions come to life online
Galleries and artists worry about the drop in artwork prices because of the pandemic. But there’s hope online
Shashi Tharoor, Ruskin Bond, Soha Ali Khan win big at 16th Crossword Book Award
Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Commonwealth Writers’ Prize winner and prolific author was given the Lifetime Achievement Award, instituted in 2016.
Debut novel by 70-yr-old grandmum named on shortlist for Costa Book Award
Published by Penguin, Meet Me At The Museum, a 'story of late love and second chances'.
HarperCollins India, ISF to co-promote Suprita Das’ book on Women's cricket, Free Hit
Aimed at sports fans globally, ISF plans a novel outreach with fans of women’s cricket lovers in India and the UK.
Book Review: Dr Madhu Vajpayee’s I Owed You One is all about human nature
A bildungsroman of sorts, Dev's emotional journey back home is all about him trying to tie the loose ends of his life.