This tale of Karan Vaghela's reign brings alive the prejudices of 13th century Gujarat 19 June 2015 BY: Open, 1 month ago
This satire is a baby step towards what will hopefully become a tradition of abrasive, absurdist writing Chasing Enlightenment A graphic travelogue takes on the fading footsteps of the Buddha in India, with some difficulty Also by Arshia Sattar A village runs ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Surendran's novel is based on the 1994 Isro spy scandal. Photo: iStock C.P. Surendran writes beautifully, there can be no two opinions about that. So beautifully that you read his words slowly, savouring them, rolling them over your mind's ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
The Shakti Bhatt Foundation is inviting entries for the 2015 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. The prize, which is in its eighth year, comes with a cash award of Rs 2 lakh and a trophy.Submissions in the following genres are invited: poetry, fiction, graphic novels, creative non-fiction (travel writing, autobiography, biography and narrative journalism), and drama. The deadline for publishers and individuals to send in first books is July 15, 2015. Books published between June 2014 and June 2015 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
For the first time in India, local language authors such as Chetan Bhagat and Amish Tripathi have become marquee names in terms of sales, eclipsing even mainstream Western writers on the market. Books using local, vernacular language are edgy and ...Bangkok Post, 1 month ago
A genre-defying Kannada masterpiece ventures joyously between folklore, poetry and theatre 22 May 2015 BY:Open, 2 months ago
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