'His genius lay in taking his books of history to another level altogether.' Author-Publisher David Davidar's moving tribute to historian Abraham Eraly, who passed away in Puducherry last week. A couple of years ago, while browsing at an airport bookstore, I picked up a paperback of Abraham Eraly's Emperors of the Peacock Throne: The Saga of the Great Mughals. The book was a revised version of his very first book which I had published, back in 1997, as The Last Spring: The Lives and Time of the ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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What is it about Ruskin Bond’s work that gives it its extraordinary vitality and luminosity? 27 March 2015 BY: David DavidarOpen Magazine, 1 month ago
We caught director Farah Khan at the supermarket yesterday. "I'm hosting a small dinner this evening for Sania Mirza, who is a dear friend," said the spunky director and mother of triplets, whose Happy New Year placed her as one of the first women ...Mid Day, 5 days ago
She begged and cyber-stalked people for two years for this anthology of Indian women's writing over 2,000 years. The writer discusses the world's earliest feminists By her own admission, Annie Zaidi had internalised the idea of women's literature - ...Bangalore Mirror, 3 weeks ago
Journalist-author S Hussain Zaidi never runs out of anecdotes, each one of them more thrilling than the one he's just regaled you with. From being taken a hostage by militiamen in Iraq at the height of the unrest in that country to convincing a ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
First, the good news. They are all here: Tagore, Premchand, Manto, Chughtai. R K Narayan, Amrita Pritam, Ruskin Bond, Gulzar, Anita Desai. Thakazhi, Basheer, Paul Zacharia, Mahasweta Devi, Ambai, U R Ananthamurthy. Vikram Seth, Irwin Allan Sealy, ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Who will be the next superstar in fiction? Rajni George reports from the publishing world Publishing Remember your God of Small Things moment? It was 1997, and the lyrical words of 36-year-old Arundhati Roy—in a very local tale of love and ...Open, 1 month ago
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