Simar Bhasin

A thing of beauty: Manjima Bhattacharjya's Mannequin: Working Women in India's Glamour Industry

Manjima Bhattacharjya’s new book provides a behind-the-scenes look at the world of glamour. 

16 Jul 2018

Short stories on Kashmir: Feroz Rather on his debut novel, The Night of Broken Glass

Feroz Rather’s debut novel is the literary version of what Kashmir has come to denote — a beautiful landscape ravaged by violence. 

16 Jul 2018

Lahori rhapsody: Nadia Akbar on Freddie Mercury as a metaphor, and new Pakistani voices

Nadia Akbar speaks about the late Freddie Mercury serving as a metaphor in her new book, and emerging 
voices in Pakistan.

28 Jun 2018

Children of paradise: Aparna Jain’s inspirational Like a Girl: Real Stories For Tough Kids 

In Aparna Jain’s book about real-life icons, the idea of girl power is far from happy stories of super-women in capes.

28 Jun 2018

Singing up a storm: Neelum Saran Gour speaks about her new book, Requiem in Raga Janki

The city of Allahabad is a living entity in Neelum Saran Gour’s book on the Hindustani singer, Janki Bai Ilahabaadi. 

28 Jun 2018

Method to the madness: Tabish Khair on the art of writing and his new book, Night of Happiness

Critically acclaimed poet-novelist Tabish Khair speaks with Indulge about his new book, Night of Happiness

15 May 2018

New light through old windows: Anjum Hasan’s new collection of short stories

Anjum Hasan’s new collection of short stories explores various levels of angst, and the empty spaces in the lives of people

06 Apr 2018

Shreya Sen Handley on ‘Memoirs of My Body’ and the imperfect art of remembering

Shreya Sen Handley’s Memoirs of My Body coats social commentary with a dash of humour.

28 Mar 2018

A Murder On Malabar Hill: Sujata Massey’s Perveen Mistry goes sleuthing in 1920s India

The story is centred around Perveen Mistry, a young lawyer who joins her father’s firm, and is on her way to become one of India’s first female lawyers, but finds her life in danger due to a case.

16 Mar 2018

You Can't Go Home Again: Sarvat Hasin chronicles urban reality in Karachi

Sarvat Hasin chronicles urban reality in Karachi through tales of a few youngsters

16 Mar 2018

Funny bone: Bibek Debroy's book of limericks gets a fine touch by illustrator Sayan Mukherjee

Illustrator Sayan Mukherjee lends a few fine lines to Bibek Debroy’s hilarious verses.

05 Mar 2018

Gardens of earthly delight: Lathika George’s ‘Mother Earth, Sister Seed’ speaks for positive change

Lathika George brings a touch of ancient rituals and traditional methods to her new-age organic farm designs. 

05 Mar 2018

Interview: Ashwin Sanghi on the nightmare that led to Keepers of the Kalachakra

Ashwin Sanghi speaks about Keepers of the Kalachakra, his newest book in the popular Bharat series, and how it all started with a nightmare.

23 Feb 2018

Memories of Fire: Ashok Chopra tells us a story about childhood friends, and history

Ashok Chopra delves into four decades of experience in publishing, to tell us a story about childhood friends, and history

16 Feb 2018

Yogesh Chabria imagines AI and augmented reality in the future of self-help books 

Happionaire writer Yogesh Chabria imagines AI and augmented reality in the future of self-help books 

16 Feb 2018

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