For the author of Narcopolis, the novel shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012, the metropolis is home. I have always lived in cities pretty much my whole life, says poet-writer Jeet Thayil, I can sum up as Baudelaire did in four words—I prefer ... New Indian Express, 5 days ago
A succinctly written novel unfolds the not-uncommon life of people in a mohalla, writes CHITRA SUDARSHAN January and February seem to have been the season for literary festivals everywhere Chennai's The Hindu Literature for Life festival was ...Indian News Link, 2 weeks ago
The book sells itself as the raw, uncut footage of an entire generation. Photo: Prasad Gori/Hindustan Times Lifestyles of the rich and stupid When Penguin India sells a book as a metro read, it's a sign that the book is not to be taken ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Summary Shreyas Rajagopal's debut novel Salt Water is poised to cross over to Europe this year. The most innocuous object in Shreyas Rajagopal's debut novel Salt Water (Penguin; Rs 250) is a red toothbrush that lies abandoned on the baggage ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
The going has never been easy for author Cyrus Mistry. The reclusive author, who bagged the prestigious South Asian literature award, talks openly to P B Chandra about his illness and how writing has helped him cope with it. Author Cyrus Mistry became only the second Indian to bag the 2014 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for his engaging novel Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. And for him it meant the world.Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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