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  • 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.
  • Meera Syal

    Book Review: The House of Hidden Mothers

    In her latest novel, Meera Syal grapples with an eye-wideningly long list of capital-I Issues.
  • 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.
The Oracle of Tripe #23

The Oracle of Tripe #23

By Chaitanya Modak and Benita Fernando
The Oracle of Tripe #23