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The storyteller by night!

No matter what he calls himself, Sandeep is absolutely comfortablespending his free time writing.

09 Feb 2020 1:16 AM

It is a fast train, it only goes slow

At the time, many have wondered at his decision, though others have followed in his footsteps.

07 Feb 2020 1:40 AM

Living with Manto, finding Mantoiyat

Manto the film was critically acclaimed, not just at Cannes, but at several international films festivals.

07 Feb 2020 1:37 AM

Museum pieces, acrylics, text

At a certain point, you were back to your young adult self, hair all black, clothes all black — you suddenly seemed much taller.

31 Jan 2020 1:32 AM

Sassy Swap must be read at one go, cover to cover

Swapping in marriage would generally imply a trading off of partners with each other’s consent.

31 Jan 2020 1:30 AM

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Chance for non-Western powers to rise in a post-American world

The similarities between President Bolsanoro and his American counterpart are extraordinary.

31 Jan 2020 1:28 AM

No intention to be RBI governor: Abhijit Banerjee

Oraganiser and author William Darlymple draws analogy between East India Company and current British govt.

31 Jan 2020 1:17 AM

Let’s embrace opinion, dissent: Ashok Gehlot

13th edition of the 5-day Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off.

31 Jan 2020 1:12 AM

Places, poetry and pushing boundaries

Talking about poetry is like taking a hot bath in a tub with your clothes on, says poet-writer Jeet Thayil.

28 Jan 2020 4:38 AM

‘Really easy for me to write my stories’

My new book has three short stories and I had pretty good plans about the stories.

26 Jan 2020 3:10 AM

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Super-‘Kao-boy’ who helped liberate Bangladesh

Even the legendary Rameshwar Nath Kao couldn’t quite play god at all times.

26 Jan 2020 3:03 AM

KLF, where authors, readers mingle

The bells tolled on the Kozhikode (Calicut) beach for four days last week for a different reason.

24 Jan 2020 6:30 AM

A PM who tried but failed to stay at the helm

Controversies had followed Desai right from the time he had entered the public arena in the 1920s.

24 Jan 2020 6:29 AM

Literary diaries

An overview of the recently concluded Kerala Lit Fest.

22 Jan 2020 12:13 AM

Love, Laugh and Live

An interview with Spanish author Francesc Miralles, who was at the Kerala Lit Fest, where he was invited as a guest speaker.

22 Jan 2020 12:11 AM

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When Taslima met the characters she wrote in Lajja

On Day 3, the conversations turned to quieter, thoughtful themes.

21 Jan 2020 10:10 PM

Siraj-ud-daulah at Plassey: A critical review

Take George Bruce Malleson’s The Decisive Battles of India from 1746 to 1849, which is considered required reading for Plassey.

17 Jan 2020 2:29 AM

Rail tracks, objects, memory, history

My walking point started at the outer limit of Carnoules village, at times towards Aix, and on other days towards the lake village of Besse.

17 Jan 2020 2:23 AM

Asiatic Society’s 2019 Reprints: Looking back at a glorious past

The meticulous translations of Sanskrit, Persian, Urdu, Bengali, Tibetan and other works opened up India’s past to the rest of the world.

17 Jan 2020 2:14 AM

Friends from Potterverse don’t live up to promise

With a silver lightening bolt as the centrepiece of its glossy white cover, Accidental Magic begins with great promise.

12 Jan 2020 2:03 AM

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