English writing

Sir Harold Evans: ‘The decline of the printed newspaper is a great loss for English’

Tunku Varadarajan

Former editor of The Sunday Times and author of, most recently, Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters

Jerry Pinto: Bombay Central

There are Indian writers in English and there are regional writers of the vernacular. Jerry Pinto is among the rare few who straddles both worlds.

The House of Stories

A literary journey that began from the jasmine-wreathed verandah of ancestry reaches the expansive and exhilarating world of the great Indian sensibility

Fluorescent Ink

With five books from four publishers in recent months, gay writing has finally come to market. But these are not ‘coming out’ stories

A Fictional Boom

Pakistan’s alleged literary boom is becoming a case of counting one’s novelists before they hatch.


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