Sathya Saran talks about the magic of discovering the man behind the flute while writing Hariprasad Chaurasia’s biography.Read More
The best literary essays, features and series delivered straight to your inbox, every week.
In this excerpt from ‘Breath Of Gold’, read how Hariprasad Chaurasia’s morning renditions over the radio changed his fortunes forever.
Lubaina talks about how the immersive world of wordless picture books draws in children while giving them the chance to exercise critical thinking skills.
Lavanya explores how the genre of speculative fiction mirrors our reality, thus giving us the ability to freely examine the essence of humanity.
In this excerpt from ‘Analog/Virtual’, we encounter Sasha who is trapped in a simulation, trying her level best to keep herself sane.
Vishes Kothari recounts how renowned author Bijji realised the importance and power of Rajasthani oral traditions and chose to document them for posterity.
In this short story from ‘Timeless Tales From Marwar’, the author presents his retelling of the well-known folktale about a king’s search for knowledge.
This list of middle-grade historical novels shows us how ten different places from around the world are brought to life for the reader.
April 2020’s list of anticipated books by Indian authors includes biographies, a coming-of-age debut novel, and much more.
From lemon cakes to Turkish Delight, here are some of the most memorable dishes in literature for those who love to read and eat.
This list of Indian food memoirs highlights how food, and the stories around it, changed the lives of the people consuming it.
From discovering the Internet to predicting the landing on the moon, these novels have predicted a future that is now our reality.
From writing to learning the basics of cooking, this essential list of books will help enhance our lives in the time of social distancing.
John Green’s Looking For Alaska came out in 2005, and was adapted onscreen in 2019. Find out if the show matches the magic of the book.
Grammar can be tricky and confusing. If you are looking to improve yours, this piece tells you why Dreyer’s English is a must-read.
Leila is a 2017 novel written by Prayaag Akbar. In 2019 Netflix released a TV show of the same name. This article compares the two.