Harlan Coben: ‘I like starting with a placid lake. I can then just drop a small pebble and see what happens’

Lhendup G Bhutia

In his latest novel, Harlan Coben writes about a feral child being adopted. The master of the suburban thriller tells Lhendup G Bhutia why pleasant families make for compelling stories

We Are All Calibans Today

The culture of Americanisation

Audio Ga Ga

The spoken word rises, from protest sites to poetry festivals, making poets, podcasters and storytellers of us all

Al Pacino and Robert De Niro: The Al & Bob Show

Rajeev Masand in Beverley Hills meets up with two acting legends on the eve of the release of their film The Irishman on Netflix

Future Present

Many tomorrows of South Asia in books and art

The Malevolent Republic

In the web series based on Prayaag Akbar’s novel, the future is almost here

The Next Wave

New actors make a power statement

Rasika Dugal: Great Stream Presence

Rasika Dugal has become the indispensable face of the bold new web series

Freedom of Impression

Indian web series and Hindi films begin to defy sexual taboos

Guneet Monga: The Prize of Pursuit

Guneet Monga has produced iconic Hindi films. She is now taking the story of women in an Indian village to the Oscars


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