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Second-hand bookshops are slowly becoming a memory, but these second-hand booksellers are keeping this culture alive, along with their love for books.
There is a certain joy in browsing the remnants of other people’s collections. Find out why Lalita loves second-hand books and the stories they tell us.
Authors can be hard on strong women, often treating their independence as a transgression. Find out how empowered women in literature are demonised.
This piece explores the difference between being a monster and being monstrous. After you read it you’ll find yourself questioning what makes a monster.
Monsters make evident the link we see between ugliness, as understood by society, and villainy. Find out why literary monster stereotypes need to be changed.
यह कविता हमें बताती है कि किताब पढ़ने से ज़िंदगी का बेरंग सफ़र भी ख़ूबसूरत हो जाता है और कैसे हम किताब की काल्पनिक दुनिया में खो जाते हैं।
With books starting at Rs.10, these second-hand bookstalls based in Mumbai will quench your thirst for books, without breaking the bank.
Monsters can tickle a young child’s imagination. These 8 children’s books about monsters will delight your kids while teaching them a thing or two.
These 7 popular literary characters are classic examples of ‘beautiful monsters’ and show you that being monstrous has nothing to do with how you look.
Slam poetry is an umbrella term for any kind of poetry that is recited aloud and these 7 slam poetry collections make for perfect summer reads.
In July, some brilliant fiction by Indian authors is being published. Expect tales from India’s North-East, Jaina stories and mythological retellings.
July is a great month to dive into non-fiction books by Indian authors as you’ll find books on Gandhi, casteism and the Emergency.
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.
It’s taken almost 30 years for Good Omens to be adapted to the screen. Find out how if the TV show matches up to the book.
If you are going to read a book on how to write fiction, read What’s Your Story by Marion Dane Bauer. Find out how it can help you write well.