Ira Trivedi

A Bright, Free Future

In conversation with India in Love author Ira Trivedi about free love, marriage brokers, and the effect of the Internet on Indian society.

Brahma Dreaming

Book Review: Brahma Dreaming

As an introduction to the world of Hindu tales for the uninitiated, John Jackson’s book is a fascinating read.

Gone with the Vindaloo

Book Review: Gone with the Vindaloo

Vikram Nair’s debut novel is humorous and unpretentious; a book that celebrates life in all its natural flavours.


Book Review: Gabbar

Graphic India’s latest graphic novel pays tribute to an unforgettable character from Indian cinema.

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Book Review: The Lowland

Jhumpa Lahiri understands the immigrant instinct and its compulsions only too well.

Kaurava by Krishna Udayasankar

Book Review: Kaurava

As an author, Krishna Udayasankar’s strength lies in demonstrating characters and ideas, not describing them in paragraph after droll paragraph.

Homesick by Roshi Fernando

Book Review: Homesick

In her debut novel, Roshi Fernando beautifully captures the guilt and loneliness of a tightly knit Sri Lankan famiy in South London.

Happy Birthday and other stories

Book Review: Happy Birthday! and Other Stories

With her second book, Meghna Pant offers an emotional, compelling insight into the lives of people around us.

Karthika Nair

Seeking Movement

In conversation with Karthika Nair about her poetry, scripting dances, and escaping labels.

Cough Syrup Surrealism

Book Review: Cough Syrup Surrealism

In Tharun James Jimani’s debut novel, the personification of the 1990s, while never quite made obvious, is apparent in every page.

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri’s Latest Shortlisted for the 2013 Man Booker Prize

The Lowland has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year along with five other nominees. Details inside.

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.