A classic literary travelogue takes a Bengali to 1920s Afghanistan and into its darkest and truest hours
Wicked stories from the Booker queen, a tortuous new bestseller, a neo-feminist manifesto and a master’s odd experiment
A collection of translated short stories by the late Sunil Gangopadhyay reveals his preoccupation with man’s inhumanity
A novel written in English can never really become a ‘Great Indian Novel’. Such a book in English can only be a translation of an Indian novel, rather than one originally written even in His Salmanness’ sparkling prose
Rejection slip after rejection slip almost led The Immortals of Meluha to an ignominious death before it rose to become an instant chartbuster. Amish Tripathi on being the author of an unexpected bestseller.
Stieg Larsson’s biographer reveals the formidable journalist behind the man who wrote the crime thriller of the millennium, and the children’s book character which inspired the sketch of the girl with the dragon tattoo.
An extract from Martel’s novel, within which is incorporated a play about a donkey (Beatrice) and a monkey (Virgil).
Journalist Kingshuk Nag has wasted little time in putting together an account of Ramalinga Raju’s dubious deeds.