Shiromi Pinto

'Women rarely get their due': A chat with Shiromi Pinto on her novel, Plastic Emotions

Shiromi Pinto’s much-talked-about novel, Plastic Emotions happened ‘rather by accident’, the London-based author tells us.

Audience at an earlier edition of BLF

The 8th edition of BLF hosts an eclectic mix of authors that includes names like Simon Taufel, Pankaj Kapur, Anuja Chauhan and others

The Bangalore Literature Festival returns to create a dialogue on everything from fiction and history, to climate change and mental health

Five reasons you can't miss Bangalore Literature Festival 2019

Expect sessions by Pankaj Kapur, Simon Taufel, Lisa Ray and others

Nabaneeta Dev Sen (Source: Wikipedia)

Tribute to Nabaneeta: 'A voice that spoke of the dilemma of Bengal's so-called intellectuals'

Nabaneeta Dev Sen once said she took up the pen because there was no escape for her as "everybody who came to our house, was a writer".

Nabaneeta Dev Sen (Photo: Wikipedia)

Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Sahitya Akademi awardee and first wife of Amartya Sen, dies at age 81

Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen died at her South Kolkata residence on Thursday, family sources said.

Madhuri Vijay

Madhuri Vijay in for rare double, makes $25,000 DSC lit prize shortlist

Vijay, whose novel The Far Field is set against a complex personal story in the backdrop of the conflict in Kashmir in the 1990s

Ernest Gaines (AP Photo)

'A Louisiana treasure': Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies in his sleep at age 86

Novelist Ernest J Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86.

Tata Lit Live turns 10

Mumbai: 10th edition of Tata Literature Live to host William Dalrymple, Jerry Pinto and Lisa Ray

The literary gala is set to take place at National Centre for Performing Arts, Prithvi Theatre and St Paul's Institute and Title Waves book shop in Mumbai from November 14-17.

Blossom Book House

Attention bibliophiles! The Penguin Classics Festival kicks off in eight cities with the largest selection of classics

Penguin Random House India celebrates the love for classics with this one-of-its-kind, month-long festival

Age of the Imperfect Leader by Dr Pawan Verma

Celebrating the ‘Imperfect Leader’, Dr Pawan Verma launches his newest self-help book 

Acclaimed author and leadership expert Dr Pawan Verma suggests that leadership demands excellence, not perfection. 

The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay

'A luminous new talent': Madhuri Vijay's debut novel The Far Field wins 2019 JCB Prize

The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay was announced the winner of the INR 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature.

Nemat Sedat (Photo: Elliott O'Donovan)

'Kite Runner meets Brokeback Mountain': Is Carpet Weaver the catalyst for a gay-friendly planet?

Debut author Nemat Sadat’s The Carpet Weaver has been making waves and gathering rave reviews across the board.

John le Carre’s latest espionage thriller

John le Carre’s latest espionage thriller, Agent Running in the Field, is a chilling portrait of our time 

The British author’s latest is a look  into our current political happenings such as Brexit, Boris Johnson and Trump

Keanu_Reeves_as_Constantine

DC writes Keanu Reeves’ American Constantine into its official comic canon

The Americanised version of the occult detective is now officially part of DC canon, thanks to a new comic book

British Council's Reading Challenge

British Council brings the global Reading Challenge to Bengaluru

The challenge is to encourage, motivate and inspire children to read