Literary festivals are now part of a thriving industry, which gets bigger and more diverse with every passing year. But does the lit-fest circuit help our literary scene? Nirmala Govindarajan reports.
In his new novel, author Wendell Rodricks turns to the Poskim people of Goa. He speaks to Nirmala Govindarajan about how his book got written despite the many difficulties.
Anamika Mukherjee, whose new novel, Survivors, is set in a post-apocalyptic Delhi, speaks to Nirmala Govindarajan about how easy it is to imagine a nuclear catastrophe in our time.
The star biography is always in great demand in the publishing world, with leading authors and journalists now willing to pen down life stories of celebrities, writes Nirmala Govindarajan.
Can a translated work be included in the canons of great literature? Nirmala Govindarajan attempts to arrive at an answer, while speaking to some expert translators working in India.