Suzanne Franco

Let the truth be told: Suzanne Franco recounts inspiring story of Valliamma Mudaliar

Suzanne Franco recounts the inspiring real-life story of a young girl in Gandhi’s South African Satyagraha force.

Rukmini Varma

All in the family: Rukmini Varma's Hidden Truth pays homage to Raja Ravi Varma

Rukmini Varma keeps things in the family, with a homage to Raja Ravi Varma.

Lal Ruby

Queen of queens: Ruby Lal revisits the life and times of Mughal Empress, Nur Jahan

Ruby Lal re-creates the fascinating life and times of the Mughal Empress, Nur Jahan.

Trisha Das

Kama chameleon: Vir Das' sister Trisha intertwines history and romance in her new book

Comedian Vir Das’ sister, author and filmmaker Trisha Das, tells a story of love and intimacy in her new book.

Vivek Shanbhag and Deepa Mehta unveil the Longlist of The JCB Prize for Literature

Inaugural 2018 JCB Prize for Literature longlist displays diversity of Indian writing

After months of reading and evaluation, the jury presented a longlist which displays the great diversity of contemporary literature by Indian writers.

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The third edition of the Ooty Literary Festival brings together writing from across all genres

From history and environmental writing to poetry, the Ooty Lit Fest hopes to harness the power of the written word

Marshall Goldsmith

How Women Rise by Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith is a guide to help ladies break the glass ceiling

The book is replete with anecdotal references and also busts some popular myths about doing well at the workplace.

DSC Prize 2017 winner Anuk Arudpragasam

2018 DSC Prize entries find strong presence of South Asian women writers, debut novelists

A majority of women writers and 30 per cent first-time novelists are the highlights of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 entries.

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon dies at 91

The cause of death was complications with pneumonia, according to his publicist, Bill Evans. 

SN Ghosh

The pioneering post: Scent of a Story recounts life and times of late journalist, SN Ghosh

Shankar Ghosh offers an account of modern India in the story of his father, the noted journalist, SN Ghosh.

Isambard Wilkinson

An Irishman in Lahore: Isambard Wilkinson's Travels in a Dervish Cloak through Pakistan

Isambard Wilkinson, the Irish-born writer and journalist, currently based in Hong Kong, weaves a vivid, multilayered narrative in Travels in a Dervish Cloak

Krithika Subrahmanian

Tanjore tripping with Krithika Subrahmanian 

The dancer and architect will debut her first book, Treasures, at the Pondy Lit Fest on Sunday
 

Bulbul Sharma

Love and Learning under the Magnolia: Bulbul Sharma's homage to the village Shaya

Bulbul Sharma’s new book is a love story and a tale of self-discovery, as well as a homage to the beauty of the village of Shaya.

Amy B Scher

The 'accidental guru': Energy therapist Amy B Scher offers a story of spiritual healing

Energy therapist Amy B Scher’s memoir offers a story of healing, hope and most of all, self-discovery. 

Artist Orijit Sen with the artists of the Master Practice Studios

Orijit Sen returns to Kochi as workshop leader for young artists

Orijit is mentoring young artists as part of a workshop organised by the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) at Pepper House.