Jonathan Gil Harris

The desi Bard: Jonathan Gil Harris goes from 'firangi writer' to an Indian in Masala Shakespeare

Jonathan Gil Harris decodes the popular appeal of Shakespeare’s classic works for Indian mass audiences in Masala Shakespeare: How A Firangi Writer became Indian.

Nadeem Zaman

Deep, Dhaka secrets: Nadeem Zaman on his debut novel, In the Time of the Others

Nadeem Zaman takes us through erstwhile East Pakistan, during the turmoil-ridden year of 1971.

Rajathi Salma

Jaipur Lit Fest confers the Mahakavi Kanhaiyalal Sethia Award for Poetry on Tamil author and poet, Rajathi Salma

With two volumes of poetry, a short story anthology and two novels, several of which have been translated to other languages, Salma has made her mark as a distinctive literary voice

A still from last year's JLF

Talks by Manisha Koirala, Germaine Greer, Venki Ramakrishnan and more; here's a preview of Jaipur Lit Fest 2019 

From science writing, climate change, historical fiction and non-fiction to mental health and storytelling for general well-being, this year’s showcase at the JLF is much larger than before

10th edition of AKLF kicked off today

 Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival kicked off today

The 10th edition of AKLF was inaugurated in the presence of Anita Ratnam, Coonoor Kripalani, Indrani Dasgupta Paul and Priti Paul, the Director Apeejay Surendra Group among others

Vintage Punch magazines

The Indian Institute of Cartoonists receives vintage books from late cartoonist, Bapu’s private collection

The collection of Punch and Mad magazines, as well as compilations of works by famous cartoonists, is available for display at the library 

Paul Fernandes' CoastLine

Coastline is artist Paul Fernandes’ account of the west coast of India

The books takes you on a journey through Mumbai, Kerala and Goa

Novelist Saikat Majumdar with author Amit Chaudhuri

  Amit Chaudhuri rediscovers Kolkata’s sweet tooth in his new collection of poems, Sweet Shop

Award winning author and musician Amit Chaudhuri recently launched his second book of poems titled Sweet Shop at the Oxford Bookstore in Kolkata

A still from the Jaipur Music Stage

Here are seven things you must not miss at the Jaipur Lit Fest in 2019

From musical evenings, book-signings and discussions to art exhibitions, there's a lot in store at the JLF

Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh wins 54th Jnanpith award, becomes first writer in English to get the prestigious award

A statement released by the Bharatiya Jnanpith said his writing had extraordinary depth and substance, while also creating a space where the past connects with the present. 

At the unveiling of the AKLF logo

#LetsCelebrate: Kolkata Literary Festival 2019 unveils new logo

Oxford Bookstore, Kolkata, recently organised a curtain raiser for the 10th annual Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) to be held from January 18 to 20 at four heritage sites of the city

Anita Nair’s latest novel Eating Wasps uses a paranormal link to weave the tales of ten women

“For #MeToo to have a lasting effect, it needs to percolate down to various kinds of people who live in a world outside of social media.”

Author Andrew Sean Greer

Pulitzer winner Andrew Sean Greer on Less and more

All set to visit the city for teh Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2019, Andrew Sean Greer tells us how he turned a dreadful novel on its head, and into a Pulitzer-winning comedy

Aatish Taseer. Courtesy: Platform. A

Author Aatish Taseer talks about his new book, The Twice-Born, and why it had to be written now

In The Twice-Born, author Aatish Taseer, through the metaphor of Benaras, attempts to understand how the amalgam of culture and politics will define the nation’s future

A star studded launch of sports novel, Wiki

Gautam Bhattacharya’s first sports novel, Wiki creates a stir in film industry

Seasoned sports and entertainment journalist Gautam Bhattacharya launches his first sport novel, Wiki