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  • Cover: Nitoo Das

    The Outsider

    Teacher, poet, and photographer: Nitoo Das speaks to us in an exclusive interview about writing and performing poetry, and her love of birds.
  • A Matter of Rats

    Book Review: A Matter of Rats

    Despite the emotions that bind this collection of stories, Kumar’s prose is never elegiac. There is always humour, love, and the possibility of redemption.
  • Jobless Clueless Reckless

    Book Review: Jobless Clueless Reckless

    Revathi Suresh's debut effort is a coming-of-age novel and it takes that trope head on, without cloaking it in something else.
  • Facebook Phantom

    Book Review: Facebook Phantom

    The representation of young adults and their issues in 17-year-old Suzanne Sangi's debut novel is surprisingly competent.
  • Sophie Says by Judy Balan

    Book Review: Sophie Says

    Judy Balan's second book ends up being an echo of what might have been, in an alternate universe, an incisive, fun novel.
  • Kama Sutra

    Kama Sutra Lost

    My mom has thrown away my Kama Sutra book. At least that is what I think happened to it.
  • Eddie Campbell

    Inked in Blood

    In conversation with acclaimed artist Eddie Campbell, best known as the co-creator and publisher of seminal graphic novel From Hell.
  • A Pleasant Kind of Heavy and Other Erotic Stories

    The Causes of Blindness

    South India is a confusing place to become a young woman: everyone seems so close but we are witness to so little physical embrace, so little touch.
  • Annie Zaidi

    Inside the Kaleidoscope

    In conversation with multifaceted author Annie Zaidi about Love Stories #1 to 14, her latest collection of short stories.
  • Amruta Patil

    In Pune: Amruta Patil to Discuss Her Work and Creative Process

    The author and painter will talk about both her graphic novels at The Loft, after which she will answer questions from her audience. Read more for details.
  • How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia from

    Book Review: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

    Mohsin Hamid's latest book makes you turn your attention to lives and situations that you may not have considered before.
  • Books on Toast

    Books on Toast: Donate and Buy Used Books for a Good Cause in Mumbai

    The donation drive and sale will benefit the Familia de Ouro project, in association with Lok Seva Sangam, for the benefit of slum children in Bainganwadi. Details inside.
The City Speaks #25

The City Speaks #25

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #25