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Hungarian writer beats Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai on Tuesday night beat Amitav Ghosh for the biannual £60,000 Man Booker International Prize. Krasznahorkai, who writes in Hungarian, was announced as the winner at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Asian Age, 3 days ago

Professor Gayatri Spivak

LSE Gender Institute public lecture Date: Monday 29 June 2015 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building Speaker: ProfessorGayatri Chakravorty Spivak Chair: Dr Sumi Madhok In this lecture, Professor Gayatri ...
 London School of Economics1 week ago

The Man Booker International Prize Goes Global but Lands Back Home

When Hungarian novelist László Krasznahorkai was announced as the winner of the 2015 Man Booker International, a wave of disappointment could be seen rippling across Twitter, where many of us had been pulling for a non-Anglo, non-European winner. ...
 The New Republic Online1 week ago Amitav Ghosh shortlisted for Booker International Prize  Asian Age2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Ad hoc tag on awards jamboree

Mamata at the 2014 Banga Bibhusan and Banga Bhusan awards Calcutta, May 19: Around 40 eminent people from the worlds of art and culture, sports, business and medicine will receive Banga Bibhusan and Banga Bhusan from Mamata Banerjee tomorrow in ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Meetings with the master: A 30-yr-old conversation with Satyajit Ray

Sometime in 1984-85, Rinki Bhattacharya met Satyajit Ray at his home in Kolkata. What ensued was a warm conversation over a cup of evening tea. Thirty years later, we get to hear snatches of it Acclaimed filmmaker: Satyajit Ray won an ...
 Forbes India3 weeks ago

Naxalites hold centre stage in Kunal Basu's first Bangla novel

KOLKATA: Till a year and a half ago, author Kunal Basu was writing 'Kalkatta', a fictional memoir of a gigolo in contemporary Kolkata. And now, he finds himself immersed in a world that's diametrically opposite to the gigolo's universe of sex and ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Hindustan Times

World Book Day From Devdas to Parineeta movies based on books

Content-oriented scripts have always been in demand. Just think, what's better than deriving screenplays from renowned books. Nothing, right? On World Book Day, let'stake a look at the successful Bollywood movies which were adapted from famous ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Briefly, with feelings

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 Herald1 month ago

Of forests and women who tell their stories

Environmental activist Vandana Siva says that development must be defined "by the people for whom it is supposed to be… if the community feels that letting a river flow is development, then they let the river flow. If the community feels building ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago
Outlook India

Forgotten Brethren

I sometimes wonder how I would describe today's India if I were a historian writing a hundred years from now. I would write, first, that the paramount marker of the first decade of 21st century India was the extraordinary indifference that people of ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
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