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  • Murder with Bengali Characteristics

    Book Review: Murder with Bengali Characteristics

    Jokes aside, there is something to be said about this novel's failure to work as a murder mystery.
  • Irrawaddy Literary Festival

    Literary Festival Confidential

    The author makes a virginal entry at Myanmar's Irrawaddy Literary Festival, and comes away with a few unexpected revelations.
  • Tanuja Desai Hidier

    Myth and Memory

    In conversation with Tanuja Desai Hidier, singer-songwriter and bestselling author of Born Confused and Bombay Blues.
  • Trilogy

    Creating Readers

    In conversation with the founders of the Eternal Library, India's first library consultancy firm, and Trilogy, a new library, book store, and event space in Mumbai.
  • Devashish Makhija

    Escape Velocity

    In conversation with writer and filmmaker Devashish Makhija about Forgetting, his new book of short stories.
  • Forgetting by Devashish Makhija

    Butterflies on Strings

    The Maoists aren’t a ‘tribe’, though some of them might be tribals. The C.R.P.F. certainly isn’t. Which tribe hunts for a monthly salary?
  • The Helter Skelter Anthology of New Writing: Volume Four

    Available Now: Helter Skelter’s First Print Edition

    Vol. 4 of our New Writing anthology is our first print edition and features original writing handpicked by Janice Pariat, Nitoo Das, and Jerry Pinto. Get your copy now!
  • Seahorse

    Book Review: Seahorse

    In Janice Pariat's debut novel Seahorse, time is tethered to love, to obsessions, to personal myths.
  • Annie Zaidi Gulab

    Book Review: Gulab

    Annie Zaidi takes the tropes of the conventional ghost story and breathes new life into them.
  • The Lives of Others

    Book Review: The Lives of Others

    Mukherjee writes with subtlety and intelligence, never quite allowing any of his characters to assume a moral authority.
  • The Adventures of Stoob

    A School Story

    In conversation with Samit Basu about his new series of children's books titled The Adventures of Stoob.
  • Mirages of the Mind

    Book Review: Mirages of the Mind

    Mushtaq Ahmed Yosufi's novel captures the overpowering sense of nostalgia that erupted in the Indian subcontinent after the partition.

Testimonial Comics #24

By Nishant Jain