Book Features

Is this finally the time for e-books and audiobooks to shine in India?
‘84 Charing Cross Road’, ‘The Song of Achilles’ and other great books to help distract you from the coronavirus crisis.
I like to capture the first steps of freedom, at each stage of a child’s life, in my stories, Mala Kumar writes.
While many books, films and TV shows look at singleness as a temporary state of being, a handful of Indian novels explore the lives of women who are not wives, girlfriends or mothers.
‘Aranyaka’, ‘Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me’, ‘Clyde Fans’ and other books you shouldn’t miss.
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.
The Malayalam writer on who she writes for, the authors she loves reading and why being apolitical is not an option for her.
When political leaders want India to have one “common language”, the act of translation is more important than ever.
Kashmiri poet, filmmaker and academic Asiya Zahoor talks about Article 370, the significance of the Chinar tree in Kashmir, and the necessity of expression and ordinary joys even in the most turbulent places.
Are dystopias the only lens through which fiction can present the nastiness of the world? What, for example, does a feminist utopia look like?