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Neha Bhatt

'My award will help regional writing’

Malayalam author Benyamin's new novel is set in the aftermath of the Arab Spring in an unnamed Middle Eastern city

22 Mar 2020 11:12 AM

The immigrant’s eternal question: Do good or do well?

Arvind Adiga’s novel feels pertinent and timely in a moment when the immigrant experience has become the story of our time

15 Mar 2020 3:36 PM

Francesc Miralles: Your ikigai may change over time, but having a purpose is key

Books on emotional intelligence like ‘Ikigai’ promote the idea that we don’t need to be monks to live a harmonious life

15 Mar 2020 2:45 PM

Being a wannabe, being a writer, being a bit or a lot of both

Namita Gokhale writes this novel with a gaze that is remarkably dispassionate, throwing open a literary cocoon to artful scrutiny

15 Mar 2020 2:14 PM

An old woman finds purpose and laughter

Dopehri, however, takes place in Lucknow, with a visibly strong sense of place and time, with Amma Bi’s haveli as centerstage.

16 Feb 2020 2:47 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

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

Of trauma and unsaid truths, real and magical

The English-language literati, however, operates in its own bubble.

08 Dec 2019 3:16 AM

A multi-generational food trail that doesn’t shy from hard facts

Warrier writes simply and impactfully, moving seamlessly across time to spin a multilayered tale slow cooked like a good biryani.

17 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

Off the beaten path

A 4,000 km journey, over a span of 20 days, across the challenging Himalayan terrain is the new goal that adventurer Nidhi Tiwari has set her eyes on.

20 Jun 2016 10:29 PM

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