Being Batman

Batman Forever: No ‘endgame’ in sight as the Caped Crusader turns 80 years old

We revisit some key moments in the superhero’s legacy, and find a bit of Batman in our own selves

Margaret Atwood with Nan Talese and husband Graeme Gibson (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Canadian novelist Graeme Gibson, longtime partner of Margaret Atwood, dies at 85

Graeme Gibson, a Canadian novelist and conservationist and the longtime partner of Margaret Atwood, died Wednesday at age 85.

Author Anne Rivers Siddons (AP Photo/Amelia Kunhardt)

Anne Rivers Siddons, best-selling Southern author of Heartbreak Hotel, Peachtree Road dies at 83

Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels Heartbreak Hotel and Peachtree Road, has died. She was 83.

Gyorgy Konrad (Lajos Soos/MTI via AP)

Hungarian writer, sociologist and iconic dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary's dissident movement while the country was under communist rule, died Friday at his home in Budapest. He was 86.

Nilgiri_Library

The Fourth Edition of the Ooty Literary Festival begins this weekend.

Apart from CS Lakshmi aka Ambai’s keynote address this year, Ooty Literary Festival will also celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.

Margaret Atwood (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Sales for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, Handmaid's Tale sequel, top 125,000 copies

Sales for Margaret Atwood's The Testaments, her highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, have already topped 100,000 copies.

Anupam Kher

'I have no political ambitions as of now,' says Anupam Kher as he talks about his autobiography Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly

Anupam Kher recently launched his book, which takes us through his journey from the train stations of Mumbai to becoming the politically vocal, brilliant actor we know today

Susan Kamil (Random House via AP)

Susan Kamil, revered publisher and editor, dies eight days before her 70th birthday

Susan Kamil, a revered editor and publisher who found critical and commercial success with authors from Salman Rushdie and Ta-Nehisi Coates and Sophie Kinsella, has died at age 69.

JCB Prize for Literature Longlist 2019

Perumal Murugan, Paul Zacharia and Rajkamal Jha's novels make it to JCB Prize for Literature longlist 2019

The jury will announce the shortlist of five titles on October 4. The winner will be announced at the awards dinner on November 2.

Sunil Baboo’s rare books go for online auction

On auction: Renowned collector Sunil Baboo's rare books carry a piece of India's history

As Sunil Baboo's rare books go for online auction by Prinseps, Indulge speaks to Baboo and Prinseps's founder Indrajit Chatterjee to understand the process of auctioning books and its market in India

Google doodle honours Amrita Pritam

Google doodle honours Amrita Pritam on 100th birth anniversary

Born in Gujranwala in what is now Pakistan, Pritam was known as the most important voice for women in Punjabi literature.

The Potter Trail

Retrace the steps of your favourite literary characters, from Harry Potter to Shantaram, on these book trails

Get a drink at Lisbeth Salander’s favourite haunt or wander in the real life Diagon Alley by signing 
up for these literary walks and tours

Suketu Mehta

The promised land: Suketu Mehta’s new book makes a passionate argument in favour of immigration

The author chats with Indulge about colonisation, climate change, his next book, and a possible screen adaptation of Maximum City

Paule Marshall (AP Photo, File)

RIP: Paule Marshall, Brooklyn-born novelist of diverse influences, dies at 90

Paule Marshall, who drew upon classic and vernacular literature to narrate the divides between blacks and whites, men and women and modern and traditional cultures, has died at age 90.

Nothing Ventured: Book #1 of William Warwick Series by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing Ventured: Book #1 of William Warwick Series by Jeffrey Archer out on September 5

Nothing Ventured is the incredible and thrilling novel by the master storyteller and bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles and Kane and Abel, Jeffrey Archer.