Godwin, who is best known for ‘discovering’ Booker winner ‘The God Of Small Things’, says he doesn’t like running his literary agency like a supermarket.
The writer on how he researched his new book ‘A Dominant Character’, the problems with getting too fond of your subject and the best sentence JBS Haldane ever wrote.
02/02/2020 6:35 AM IST
Elizabeth Gilbert, Manoranjan Byapari, Leïla Slimani, Madhur Jaffrey are just a few of the authors headlining panels this year.
18/01/2020 3:02 PM IST
The award-winning writer on his newly translated ‘Al-Arabian Novel Factory’, the CAA protests in India and why writing is a political process.
05/01/2020 10:04 AM IST
'Accidental Magic' switches back and forth between the perspectives of four adults whose lives become connected through JK Rowling’s novels.
14/12/2019 3:25 PM IST
11 years after his blockbuster debut, the best-selling writer is still accessible and down-to-earth—and willing to take some risks.
29/11/2019 8:56 PM IST
The author of 'The Far Field' on why writers need endurance, how she created an acclaimed novel from a 'really bad' story and her next book.
31/10/2019 6:28 PM IST
The Mathrubhumi Group's award, which comes with a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, will be given to the best work of fiction in English published in the year.
17/10/2019 8:12 PM IST
Margaret Atwood's newest book is barely out and we're already excited about who'll win the Booker, Nobel, JCB and DSC this year.
05/10/2019 10:37 AM IST
When political leaders want India to have one “common language”, the act of translation is more important than ever.
30/09/2019 7:39 AM IST
The writer on why she is more interested in the violence that precedes the actual violence, and why the women in her new book are saner than the men.
23/09/2019 9:06 AM IST
From picture books to YA novels, a list to help you communicate the impact of climate change to children without overwhelming them.
20/09/2019 9:12 AM IST
Are dystopias the only lens through which fiction can present the nastiness of the world? What, for example, does a feminist utopia look like?
07/09/2019 11:09 AM IST
Perumal Murugan and Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar share space with debutants such as Amrita Mahale and Madhuri Vijay.
04/09/2019 10:24 PM IST
Through seven short stories, 'Looking for Miss Sargam' engages with what Shubha Mudgal knows best—the vagarious, demanding and often absurd world of music.
18/08/2019 7:48 AM IST
When things seem the bleakest, turning to fiction can often be instructive.
15/08/2019 7:15 AM IST
Babu Bangladesh!: An Imaginative Fictional Biography Of A Political Luminary And A Young Country Born In Violence
Traces of Umberto Eco meet the hallowed traditions of South American magical realism in Numair Choudhury's novel Babu Bangladesh!
10/08/2019 10:01 AM IST
In 'The Carpet Weaver', a young boy is torn between his desire for men and a suffocating sense of duty towards his family and religion.
14/07/2019 8:49 AM IST
A book for every month of the year—consider this your starter kit for LGBTQ literature by South Asian writers.
15/06/2019 1:56 PM IST
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