Unsuccessful attempts at the Berlin International Book Festival to understand how the reclusive JM Coetzee’s mind works
The difficult and often distortive experiment of making movies of books
In a world inundated with books, a female writer’s sexiness serves as a handy marketing tool. But, Annie Zaidi warns, this can prove counter-productive to a writer who wants to be taken seriously
Indian publishers are in overdrive, churning out books that offer marginal profits. But in the process, have they become glorified printers?
Going by Google’s idea of what constitutes humour, global dominance will elude it for a while yet.