Notes on the literary and personal uses of the essay


In his new book Essayism, author Brian Dillon sets out to explore the history and the literary legacy of the essay, drawing on canonical examples as well as personal experiences, writes Vineet Gill.

21 October, 2017

Book Review: An enticing collection of poems that celebrates memory and childhood

Books By Shivangi Mishra

After the success of her poetry book Ballad of Bapu in 2015, followed by Where Are The Lilacs?, another notable poetry collection, which came out in 2016, author and poet Dr Santosh Bakaya now offers us Under The Apple Boughs.

14 October, 2017

‘We aspire to give diverse languages a new lease of life’


Director of global academic publishing at the Oxford University Press, India, Sugata Ghosh speaks to Bhumika Popli about the OUP’s Indian Languages Publishing Programme.

14 October, 2017
The Target, book review of The Target, Shantanu Guha Ray, investigation, market crisis, Shantanu Guha Ray

Target is an investigation into a market crisis involving vested interests in UPA 2, big brokers

Books By Rita Joseph

The author says that a country needs to guard its institutions and not destroy them if it wants to realise its dream of Make in India.

8 October, 2017
Wendell Rodricks, Poskim people , Goa, Om Books International, Mario Miranda, Poskem: Goans in the Shadows, Alda, Liana

Exploring a tradition against the backdrop of Goan history


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.

7 October, 2017
Sudha Murty, Heathrow International Airport, Three Thousand Stitches, Penguin, Tata Motors, stronger gender roles, Yash Chopra

Book Review: True stories of grit by Sudha Murty reflecting on lives full of courage

Books By Anshika Ravi

Sudha Murty, for the umpteenth time, was celebrated when she gave her two cents to women who gently belittled her by ordering her to stand in the economy class queue at the Heathrow International Airport a few months ago.

30 September, 2017
Manu Joseph, Miss Laila Armed, literature, journalism, fiction, Illicit Happiness of Other People, Miss Laila

‘Miss Laila is about what goes on inside the minds of people’


Author Manu Joseph, whose third novel, Miss Laila Armed and Dangerous, recently hit the stands, speaks to Bhumika Popli about how literature and journalism can complement each other.

30 September, 2017
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