44-year-old Neel Mukherjee, author of the Lives of Others seems oddly relaxed for someone who is in the reckoning for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. What if he wins, you ask. Ill cross that bridge when I come to it, says the writer ... Hindustan Times, 4 days ago
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More than a hundred years ago, Austrian doctors Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer discovered the nature of psychosomatic illness. Breuer's famous patient Anna O, who he started to treat in 1880, grew up well-adjusted but is said to have gone a bit ...Open, 5 days ago
The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature has announced its jury for its 2015 edition. The international jury panel will be chaired by Keki N Daruwalla, leading Indian writer and poet. He is joined by John Freeman - author, literary critic and former editor of ...DNA, 5 days ago Keki N Daruwalla to chair DSC Prize for S Asian Literature Business Standard India, 5 days ago
f appearances are anything to go by, Marcel Proust was about as far removed from the ideal of happy and healthy living as possible. The son of a wealthy and well-known doctor, Proust was a pale, sickly man constantly bedridden. Asthma, pneumonia, ...The Sunday Guardian, 1 week ago
HAVING finished his 10-week residency last month at the M Literary in Shanghai, Jeet Thayil, an Indian performance poet and novelist, said his experience may lead to an interesting book on Shanghai in the future. Thayil first came to the city in ...Shanghai Daily, 2 weeks ago
Neel Mukherjee Kolkata-born Neel Mukherjee’s new book, The Lives of Others, was on Tuesday shortlisted for the first global Booker Prize of 2014. There were no writers in the 13-book longlist from the Indian subcontinent. This is the second year in running ...Asian Age, 3 weeks ago Neel Mukherjee's book in Man Booker shortlist Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago Neel Mukherjee in first global Booker longlist Asian Age, 2 months ago
Jeet Thayil: I think there's a reason why musicians get cancer less than other people. Amit Chaudhuri: Yeah, they just overdose. The two authors were in conversation with poet and blues singer Anjum Katyal at a session titled Departures at the ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
KOLKATA: The entire world knows their ability to play with words, but very few know that making melody is what they get a kick out of. So when acclaimed writer Jeet Thayil took up the guitar and Amit Chaudhuri the microphone, those present at a ...Times of India, 1 month ago
By: Shivani Kagti Debut author Shrey, who sold the rights to his novel Saltwater to a German publisher for a five-figure euro amount, on how he made this amazingly good deal Quite a few people might look at you quizzically if you mentioned his ...Bangalore Mirror, 1 month ago
Shreyas Rajagopal In Saltwater, debutant author Shrey chronicles a generation that’s ‘losing it, together, one shiny party at a time’ How do you write a coming-of-age novel for a generation “that is losing it, together, one shiny party at a time”? ...Asian Age, 1 month ago
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