Jaipur-based writer Santosh Bakaya, in her new book Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, has penned down her experiences, encounters and flights of memory.
Tales of Young Gandhi, Janhavi Prasada’s new graphic novel, shifts focus from the public persona of Mahatma Gandhi to his formative years as a student of world politics, writes Keith A. Gomes.
While bookstores across the city are going broke and shutting down, there are a handful of old establishments trying to hold their own against market forces, writes Keith A. Gomes.
Actor Rishi Kapoor gives readers a no-holds-barred access into his personal and family life in his recently published book of memoirs, appropriately titled Khullam Khulla, writes Renée Ranchan.
The Last Inning and Beyond is a fictionalised account of the life of the book’s author, U.D. Choubey’s. The story is told by Choubey and her daughter, Smriti Rajvardhini. Jimmy (the character based on Choubey) is interesting in many ways.
Nicholas Grey and James Farley’s graphic novel, This Dog Barking, recounts U.G. Krishnamurthy’s life, its trials, and his revolt against the orthodoxy of spiritualist thought, writes Keith A. Gomes.
Veena Muthuraman’s new novel, set in a fictional village, delves into the tradition-versus-modernity conundrum, but fails as whole at capturing the setting’s true character, writes Tanuj Solanki.
Around 150 international delegates, authors and poets are expected to participate in the SAARC Literature Festival, a three-day event to be held in Delhi later this month, writes Bhumika Popli.
Philip Gooden’s latest book takes readers on a historical journey into the origins of the English language, which was shaped as much by native speakers as by foreigners, writes Keith A. Gomes.
Author Mark Greif’s new collection of essays, Against Everything, advances a cultural critique of contemporary society, with special focus on music, TV and the Internet, writes Vineet Gill.