When I'm at my desk, I'm in work mode and everything else recedes to the background.
Andaleeb Wajid is a writer based in Bengaluru.
Romance readers are often taught to internalise shame for “wasting” their time with frivolous books instead of reading something worthy.
22/06/2020 12:31 PM IST
The process of putting down thoughts on paper has an effect that typing doesn't.
14/07/2019 8:38 AM IST
Maybe it was because of all the midnight feasts I had read about in Enid Blyton books, but as a child Sehri had become something fun, elusive and almost magical for me.
19/05/2019 1:07 PM IST
I found that my world continued to expand with each page I read.
30/03/2019 8:54 AM IST
In hindsight, I realised that great marks don't really matter.
17/03/2019 1:50 PM IST
Himanjali Sankar's new book 'The Lies We Tell' offers a real look at the changing dynamics in relationships and how it affects not just the people involved, but also those around them.
24/02/2019 8:08 AM IST
Sri Lankan writer Yudhanjaya Wijeratne's sci-fi novel is set in a world where the British Empire never fell and the Commonwealth Flag still flies over the colonies.
12/02/2019 5:41 PM IST
Whenever I see young a burkha-clad woman behind the wheel or on a scooter, their burkhas flying in the wind, I think of my mother, their reluctant predecessor, who took time to understand that freedom was all right.
13/01/2019 12:30 PM IST
The skies were grey, the mountains white, the chinar leaves had wrapped the trees in gold but the colour red had become anathema to Kashmiris.
15/12/2018 9:58 AM IST
Set up in 2012 by Lakshmi and Subodh Sankar, it serves as a kind of cultural touchstone for Bangalore’s readers.
05/12/2018 10:24 AM IST
Savio Mascarenhas spoke about his journey with Tinkle Comics and what they plan next.
17/11/2018 10:03 AM IST
In the last few years of his life, my grandfather was often baffled by how fast the world around him was changing.
12/11/2018 6:24 PM IST
This tiny first floor room, away from the main school buildings, became the place where I began to love atmospheric settings.
28/10/2018 11:13 AM IST
A ‘Fauji’ fan misses the actor from the early ’90s who didn’t mind playing the fool if the scene asked for it.
19/10/2018 12:00 AM IST
"Now I’m quite happy scaring others instead of getting scared myself, but I still watch horror shows only during the day."
14/10/2018 9:46 AM IST
There was something exciting, just about bordering on illicit, in writing about terrace romances.
07/10/2018 1:15 AM IST
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