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Articles labelled ‘books’

  • Urmila

    Book Review: Urmila

    The loss of love is at the heart of the story that Pervin Saket would like to tell with her debut novel Urmila.
  • Kutti Revathi

    The Power of Poetry

    In conversation with poet Kutti Revathi about the controversy surrounding her work, and her commitment to her writing and feminism.
  • Anjali Joseph

    A Magic Trick

    In conversation with award-winning author Anjali Joseph about her third novel The Living.
  • Mahesh Rao

    Book Review: One Point Two Billion

    The characters in Mahesh Rao's collection of stories are haunted by a world just beyond their reach.
  • Rashtraman

    Man of Spiel

    An exclusive interview with George 'Appupen' Mathen about his shuddh desi superhero Rashtraman and the function of an artist in the world today.
  • Adil Jussawalla

    As Steady As Herons

    The sea figures prominently in Adil Jussawalla's I Dreamt a Horse Fell From the Sky, sweeping its way into poem after poem, calmly and ineluctably.
  • God on the Hill: Temple Poems from Tirupati

    How Do 13,000 Poems Go Unnoticed?

    Despite the six centuries separating the composition of these poems and their readership, they are accessible, relatable, and compelling.
  • Ghachar Ghochar

    Book Review: Ghachar Ghochar

    Vivek Shanbhag's novel looks hard at the nouveau rich in India and the consequences of wealth on relationships with the community, in-laws, work ethic, and morality.
  • Nilanjana Roy

    The Unbroken Taar

    In conversation with author Nilanjana Roy about her latest book The Girl Who Ate Books, traditions, final drafts, and the tragic side of plagiarism.
  • Walking Towards Ourselves

    The Meaning of a Woman

    Walking Towards Ourselves, Catriona Mitchell’s compilation of stories about and by Indian women, does not see the struggles of women in the country as being too privileged, specific, or personal.
  • Akhil Katyal

    Dilli

    In conversation with Akhil Katyal, a bilingual poet and translator, whose book Night Charge Extra was recently published by Writers Workshop.
  • Drawing the Line

    Out of the Box

    In Zubaan Books' Drawing the Line anthology, the hero is the everywoman and her contained, quiet rage against the system.

The Tap #11

By Ramya Sriram