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  • 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.
  • 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 Tap #18

By Ramya Sriram